Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Monday he stands by the decision to close two police district stations over the weekend and the plan to close a third in the fall.
Neighbors in several North Side communities are protesting the closing of their local police station as part of an effort by Mayor Rahm Emanuel to balance the city’s budget.
Chicago’s top cop went into the Kenwood/Hyde Park neighborhood Monday night to try to calm residents’ fears about the closing of their local police station. CBS 2′s Mike Parker reports.
Closing police stations and consolidating districts is far from a new idea in Chicago, but Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s 2012 budget plan is the first time it appears to be going ahead.
Police have issued a business alert along the southern lakefront after a series of armed robberies targeting fast food delivery drivers over the past month.
One robber remains on the loose, and another was shot and killed by police, after officers caught them holding up a convenience store in the Bridgeport neighborhood.