Public Safety Committee
The Committee on Public Safety on Thursday recommended the full City Council approve increased fines for those convicted of graffiti offenses from $750 to a range of $1,500 to $2,500.
After years of being stalled in the City Council, a bill to change the way the Police Board operates has won preliminary approval.
Acting police Supt. Garry McCarthy is promising to establish a gun offender registry in Chicago, something aldermen have wanted for some time.