Superintendent Garry McCarthy

Garry McCarthy on the CBS 2 Morning News, Wednesday, Dec. 5. (CBS)

CPD: May Murders, Shootings Down From Last Year

It’s already been a violent start to the month of June, just as the city releases its monthly crime statistics for May.


Mayor Rahm Emanuel defends the Chicago Public Schools' plan to close 53 schools at the end of the school year. (Credit: Craig Dellimore/WBBM)

Emanuel Cites Progress In Reducing Gun Violence Despite Recent Shootings

Mayor Emanuel still acknowledges progress in the city’s efforts to reduce gun violence in Chicago. But, he says he’s concerned about the spate of violence overnight, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.


Police collected more than 5,500 guns during a turn-in program across Chicago on Saturday. (CBS)

Chicago Police Collect 5,500 Weapons During Gun Turn-In

Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said the tally could go considerably higher. Pallets were still being unloaded at a West Side police warehouse where the weapons will be sorted.


Racial Profiling Concerns

Some Worry Mob Attacks Are Encouraging Racial Profiling

A few “bad teens” may have started the series of mob attacks in Chicago. But is their action making life difficult for other teens who just want to enjoy the city?

CBS 2–06/08/2011