After Surge In Crimes, Police Gather In Gold Coast For Show Of ForceChicago police lined up with Northwestern University officers in the Gold Coast neighborhood Friday night as a show of force and partnership following a rash of crimes.
54 Illegal Guns Seized So Far On Holiday Weekend, Police SayOn Saturday morning, Chicago police said they had already seized 54 illegal guns and arrested eight people on gun charges during the Memorial Day weekend.
Emanuel Calls Rauner A "Rookie Governor" With His Plan To Veto A 911 SurchargeMayor Emanuel is criticizing Governor Rauner’s plan to veto a 911 phone surcharge approved by state lawmakers.
Demonstrators Skeptical Of Chicago Mayor's Public Safety PlanAbout 100 people staged a protest outside of Malcolm X College as Mayor Emanuel laid out his highly anticipated plan to curb gun violence in Chicago.
DePaul Warns Female Students After Phone Numbers Posted OnlineDePaul University has issued a public safety alert on its Lincoln Park campus, after someone posted several female students’ phone numbers online without their permission.
Hot, Dry Weather Has Officials Taking Extra Precautions For Fireworks ShowsWhile some suburbs have canceled or postponed their fireworks shows on July 3 or July 4 due to the hot and dry conditions, many suburbs are deciding to go on with the show, while taking extra precautions to avoid setting fires.
New Gary Mayor Introduces Public Safety TeamGary's new mayor is pledging to put the brakes on a growing number of burglaries in the city. That's just one item on Karen Freeman-Wilson's "to-do" list after taking office as Gary’s first female mayor.
Emanuel Orders Departments To Cut Payroll By 10 PercentMayor-elect Emanuel Rahm Emanuel has ordered all department heads to cut management costs by 10 percent, which would necessitate cuts of about 1,300 jobs.