911 Dispatcher Keith Thornton Jr., On Duty When Officer Ella French Was Killed, Shares The Many Lessons He's Learned And The Powerful Connections He's MadeKeith Thornton Jr. was the guiding voice during our city's most recent line-of-duty tragedy - the murder of Chicago Police Officer Ella French.
Chicago OEMC Monitoring Storming Of U.S. Capitol In Washington, Prepared To Take Protective Action If Need BeThe Chicago Office of Emergency Management and Communications said late Wednesday that it was monitoring the situation at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.
Coronavirus In Chicago: Beloved Chicago 911 Dispatcher Lupe Lopez Dies Of COVID-19COVID-19 complications have claimed the life of a beloved Chicago 911 dispatcher.
Chicago Crossing Guards, Now Inactive With No In-Person School, Worry They May Lose Health InsuranceIn a potential pandemic casualty, hundreds of Chicago crossing guards fear they may lose their health insurance in just a few weeks.
Boards Go Up On Businesses, Police To Be Out In Force Amid Concerns About Civil Unrest Stemming From Election 2020 In Chicago, NationwideBusiness owners are not taking any chances with the election outcome.
COPA Defends Itself After Report Saying It's Not Living Up To Police Use-Of-Force Incident Transparency Release Rules
Inspector General: COPA Is Not Living Up To Policies On Release Of Video, Reports On Police Use-Of-Force IncidentsThe Chicago Office of the Inspector General on Tuesday released a report concluding that the Civilian Office of Police Accountability is not following policies requiring the release of video and documents to the public within 60 days in police use-of-force incidents.
City Of Chicago Offers Cooling Resources Amid Week Of Sweltering Heat With temperatures in the sweltering range in Chicago this week, Mayor Lori Lightfoot and other officials on Tuesday announced the availability of resources for those in search of relief.
City Launching New Summer Operations Center Ahead Of Memorial Day WeekendStarting with the Memorial Day weekend, the SOC will monitor activity throughout the city every weekend this summer, and deploy resources and services as needed.
Second Chicago Office Of Emergency Management And Communications Employee Tests Positive For CoronavirusA second Chicago Office of Emergency Management and Communications employee has tested positive for coronavirus, the office confirmed Tuesday.
Chicago Office Of Emergency Management And Communications Staffer Tests Positive For CoronavirusA staff member at the Chicago Office of Emergency Management and Communications has tested positive for coronavirus, the office announced Monday.
More Chicago Police Officers Headed To Streets As Part Of Multi-Department Consolidation MoveMore Chicago Police officers are out on the street – in what might sound like a move to cut crime. But it is actually all about saving money.
Woman Meets 911 Dispatcher Who Guided Her Through CPR, Helped Save Her Sister's LifeMonday is National First Responders Day – a day to show our gratitude for those on the front lines, getting us through the emergencies we can’t handle on our own.
Chicago Police Department To Reopen Two Detective Areas Closed In 2012; CPD, CFD, And OEMC To Merge Administrative FunctionsThe mayor's office said the merger will allow the city to move 151 police officers and 11 firefighters out of headquarters and back into the neighborhoods.