Police, Business Owners Getting Ready For Rowdy Crowds If Blackhawks Win Stanley CupWith the Blackhawks on the cusp of clinching the Stanley Cup on home ice for the first time since 1938, Chicago business owners and the Chicago Police Department have been taking steps to prepare for championship celebrations on the city streets.
McCarthy: Expect Beefed-Up Security At Game Three Of Stanley CupChicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy says his department is always conscious of the potential for terrorism. There are no specific threats to Chicago or the Stanley Cup series, he said.
CTA Critic: Cameras Aren't Preventing Violent Crime On Trains
Police Step Up Patrols At Glenbard East H.S. After Unsubstantiated ThreatsPolice in west suburban Lombard were taking no chances, sending extra officers to Glenbard East High School, after rumors of some type of violence.
Lawsuit Blames Dolphin Nightclub, City For Fatal Shooting In BucktownA wrongful death lawsuit filed by the estate of Deonta Jackson alleges Dolphin nightclub owner Sam Menetti failed to properly train his security employees and failed to properly control crowds, and city officials ignored repeated requests to close the nightclub despite knowing of security problems.
Chicago Ridge Mall Begins ID Checks For Teens On Friday, Saturday EveningsThe new policy follows a December disturbance at the shopping center.
Navy Pier Boosts Security After Friday Night BrawlPolice and witnesses have said anywhere from 30 to 100 brawling youths stormed through the pier’s Winter WonderFest, which is billed as a family-friendly event.
Aldermen Back Mandate For 24-Hour Security For Medical Marijuana BusinessesThe City Council Zoning Committee easily approved a measure that would require all medical marijuana dispensaries and cultivation centers to hire around-the-clock security guards.
Experts: How Smart-Phone Apps Collect Your Personal InformationCBS 2's Mai Martinez has an eye-opening look at the dangers lurking in apps.
Tax-Related Identity Theft: The Importance Of Protecting Your Social Security NumberWith your social security number, criminals can open accounts in your name, potentially leaving you stuck with fraudulent charges.
Data Breaches: Expert Tips For Protecting Small BusinessesA data breach can be devastating to a small business. Protect yourself, so security issues don't take your company under.
Get Protected: America's Top Identity-Theft ScamsEach year, millions of Americans get lured by promises of prizes and unbeatable bargains only to get swindled into some of the county’s top identity-theft scams.
Top Tips For Protecting Yourself From Identity TheftIdentity theft can leave you with financial difficulties, mounds of paperwork and even fraudulent criminal charges. Protect your data to reduce your chances of becoming a victim.
Child Identity Theft: Warning Signs Your Child's Identity Is Being UsedIdentity theft is terrible, no matter whom it happens to, but it seems even more offensive when it's carried out against a child. Keep watch for these signs that your child has been the victim of identity theft.
The Rise Of Identity Theft: Reports From The Federal Trade CommissionThe Federal Trade Commission reports that the occurrence rate for identity theft incidents is high, and it doesn't look like that trend will change anytime soon.