Laquan McDonald Shooting Video Changed Chicago's Policing PoliciesWhen Laquan McDonald was shot in October 2014, it took one year for the video to be released. When it was finally made public, it unleashed a storm of protests and change that resonates to this day.
McCarthy: Every Major Category Of Crime Down This Year“There is an unacceptable level of violence, but the progress we’re making is undeniable,” Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said in an interview with the Chicago Sun-Times.
200 Police Desk Officers To Go On PatrolFacing one of its deadliest months in a decade, Police Supt. Garry McCarthy will announce on Thursday that 200 officers currently on desk duty will be put on the streets.
McCarthy: Denying Recognizance Bonds Prevents Gang RetaliationIn the latest effort to curb a murder rate that has propelled Chicago into the national spotlight this summer, police Supt. Garry McCarthy says gang members can no longer expect to be released on recognizance bonds.
Report: Police War On Maniac Latin Disciples Is WorkingIt has been about a year since Chicago police brass promised to wipe out the Maniac Latin Disciples street gang on the Northwest Side, and a published report says the campaign appears to be working.
12 Buildings To Come Down In Effort To Fight CrimeTwelve residential buildings on the South and West Side were scheduled to be torn down Thursday, in an effort to eliminate hives for gang activity and violent crime.
Report: Neighbors Frustrated As Crime Spikes In Wards Near Dangerous AreasViolence has become not just a problem for Chicago's most dangerous areas, but the adjoining neighborhoods as well.
Police Department To Have Officers Working Overtime To Fight ViolenceIn the wake of a rash of violent crime that has plagued the city in recent days, Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy announced plans Tuesday to place officers on overtime so they can saturate the most troubled areas.
Officers From Other Cities To Assist During NATO SummitChicago Police are already out in force as the NATO Summit approaches, and they will be getting a lot of help from all over the country.
McCarthy Appoints New Commanders For Rough Police DistrictsPolice Supt. Garry McCarthy on Friday announced a major shakeup at the Chicago Police Department, with a big impact on some of the city’s toughest neighborhoods.
Wounded Officer Went Home With Dad's Police StarA Chicago Police officer nearly killed last week in a shooting has an extra reason for getting better and returning to the street.
Gang Member To Newspaper: Police Are Serious About CrackdownA high-ranking member of a Northwest Side gang says a police crackdown has paralyzed the gang and sharply cut into its drug sales.
McCarthy Called To Testify About Killing Of Unarmed Man By OfficerPolice Supt. Garry McCarthy is being ordered to answer questions in a lawsuit filed in connection with a fatal police-involved shooting.
Chicago Sees No Shootings, Homicides For 24 Hours WednesdayPolice say on Wednesday, no shootings or homicides were reported in Chicago for a period of 24 hours, for the first time in nearly a year.
7 Teens Charged In Brutal Attack Captured On YouTubeSeven teens – six boys and a girl – have been charged in connection with the brutal beating in the Bridgeport neighborhood this past weekend that went viral on YouTube.