Police Protection

Stadium lights at Wrigley Field. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Ald. Tom Tunney Digs In Against More Signs, Night Games At Wrigley

The Cubs got the go-ahead Thursday to hold two more summer concerts at Wrigley Field, but that could be all they get for a while if local Ald. Tom Tunney (44th) has his way.

03/08/2013

Gavel

Chicago Police Union Moves To Kill ACLU Suit

The Fraternal Order of Police filed a legal motion Thursday with the ultimate goal of dismissing an ACLU lawsuit that accused the city of Chicago of depriving some inner-city neighborhoods of adequate police protection.

12/01/2011

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle. (Credit: Craig Dellimore/WBBM Newsradio)

Preckwinkle: Charge Unincorporated Residents For Sheriff’s Police Protection

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle said Tuesday that residents in unincorporated Cook County are getting a free ride and taking the rest of county taxpayers for a ride, when it comes to police protection.

CBS Chicago–10/25/2011

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle

Preckwinkle Pushing For New Fees, Tax Hikes

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle has proposed a first-ever fee for parking at the county’s criminal courthouses, as well as a $150 fee on residents of unincorporated areas for county police protection as part of her budget plan for next year.

CBS Chicago–10/24/2011