Jon Burge

Burge Slams Chicago Torture Payouts

The Chicago Sun-Times reports former police commander Jon Burge confirms he told a blogger he has trouble believing city leaders would even contemplate giving reparations to “human vermin” like the “guilty, vicious criminals” he tried to take off the streets.


A ComEd truck parked behind a home after storms caused power outages on June 21, 2011.  (Credit: CBS)

ComEd To Outline Plan For Better Storm Outage Response

Commonwealth Edison will outline Wednesday how it hopes to improve its response to storm outages.

WBBM Newsradio–04/11/2012

Illinois State Police Crown Victoria Interceptor (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

ACLU Not Satisfied With State Police Statement On Profiling

The Illinois State Police have responded to accusations of bias from the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois, but the ACLU is not satisfied.

CBS Chicago–06/16/2011

Inside The 911 Call Center (City Of Chicago Photo)

Inspector General: City’s 911 Center Wasted Money

An audit by Chicago’s Inspector General suggests the agency that runs the City’s 9-1-1 center has wasted money and lost track of electronics equipment.

WBBM Newsradio–04/07/2011

Thank You!

Emergency Agency Gets High Marks For Blizzard

The head of the Illinois Emergency Management Agency gave a positive review to the state’s preparation for, and response to, the blizzard last week.

WBBM Newsradio–02/07/2011

Inside The 911 Call Center (City Of Chicago Photo)

Man Arrested For False 911 Call

A Far South Side man was arrested after calling 911 and telling a dispatcher that a Chicago Police officer “was down’’ apparently in order to get faster police service to the scene where his dog was barking at a sewer, police said.


Rahm Emanuel (left); Carol Moseley Braun (CBS)

Emanuel Fires Back At Moseley Braun Campaign

Mayoral candidate Rahm Emanuel responded Sunday to comments made by Carol Moseley Braun and others on Saturday, during her formal announcement of her run for mayor of Chicago.