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Rahm Emanuel. (CBS)

Emanuel To Deal With Burke Police Detail Later

Mayor Emanuel says he’ll deal with Ald. Edward Burke’s police detail–when it’s time.

CBS Chicago–07/06/2011

(Credit: Illinois Department Of Revenue)

Illinois Auditor General: Your Tax Information Is At Risk

The Illinois Auditor General says if the state is not careful, your income tax information could wind up in the wrong hands.

CBS Chicago–06/29/2011

A Chicago police officer walks through the crowd at the Taste Of Chicago in 2010. (Credit: CBS)

More Undercover Officers To Patrol Taste Of Chicago

When this year’s Taste of Chicago opens its 10-day run Friday, officials are promising both fun and a safer atmosphere.

CBS Chicago–06/21/2011

Willis Tower (CBS)

Mentally Ill Man Slips Past Security At Willis Tower

Managers of the Western Hemisphere’s tallest building are trying to determine how a mentally ill man made it past security and nearly to the top of the building recently.

CBS Chicago–05/24/2011

Mayor Richard M. Daley

Police Offer Daley Security Detail After Term Ends

The Chicago Police Department is considering giving Mayor Richard Daley and his wife, Maggie, a security detail after his term ends later this month.

CBS Chicago–05/05/2011

A CTA bus approaches a stop. (CBS)

CTA Fighting Cuts To Federal Transit Security Funds

Officials believe the death of Osama Bin Laden increases the risk of retaliation from his supporters. And the greatest threat is to the nation’s buses and trains

CBS Chicago–05/04/2011

Metra Security Heightened

Tightened Security Continues After Bin Laden’s Death

Chicago continues to step up security measures in the wake of Osama bin Laden’s death.

CBS Chicago–05/03/2011

United Center

Metal Detectors At United Center As Chicago Steps Up Security

With the death of terror mastermind Osama Bin Laden, the city is increasing uniformed police presence and is ramping up monitoring of its vast array of surveillance cameras.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2011

State police screened inauguration attendees Monday in Springfield. (CBS)

Security Cranked Up For State Inauguration

State police let their presence be known at the state capital Monday as elected leaders were sworn in, two days after the shooting of an Arizona congresswoman and some of her contituents.


In this image, Jason McDaniel  (left) is ready to lunge for the weapon held by Gary Amaya (right). An employee for LA Tan has been tied up and is sitting in a chair.

L.A. Tan Steps Up Security As Workers Try To Cope

Just days after a gunman was shot to death by a customer-turned-hero, an Orland Park tanning salon is stepping up security. And, as CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole reports, employees are finding security in each other, too.


Midway Body Scanner

Full-Body Scanners Online At Midway

Travelers at Midway International Airport now need to go through an extra layer of security.

CBS Chicago–12/15/2010

Empty Classroom

Security Up At Glenbard South H.S.

Glenbard South High School is tightening security this morning, after a threat inside a school bathroom.

CBS Chicago–12/09/2010

An airline passenger goes through a full-body scan at O'Hare Airport. (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Smooth Sailing At O’Hare On Thanksgiving Eve

The weather is proving to be a bigger problem for travelers than a planned “opt-out” protest at airports across the country. So far Wednesday, it’s much ado about nothing.

CBS Chicago–11/24/2010

Penny Moroney

Woman Compares Airport Security Pat-Down To Sexual Assault

Some flyers say new security measures meant to prevent terror in the air amount to just groping on the ground. One Chicago-area woman compares her experience to sexual assault. CBS 2’s Kristyn Hartman reports.

CBS 2–11/17/2010

Airport scanner demonstration. (CBS)

Airport Body Scanners Still Radiating Controversy

The U.S. Homeland Security chief insists there are privacy safeguards, as passengers complain about the machines’ intrusiveness.