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Police head moving to fire officer in 2011 fatal shooting

The Chicago Police Department has moved to fire an officer for allegedly lying about the circumstances that led to the 2011 fatal shooting of a motorist. The Chicago Tribune reports … Click to Continue »

Even More Rahm Values

These headlines keep writing themselves : A man was killed and six people, five of who are women, were wounded in a shooting Tuesday night in the South Side Bronzeville neighborhood just a few blocks from Chicago Police Department headquarters.The victims were standing on the sidewalk during a barbecue at 10:37 p.m. Show More Summary

Community Groups Blast Rahm's DOJ Lawsuit As A Political Misdirection From Real Immigration Reform

The primary purpose is "not to defend the rights of undocumented Chicagoans but to preserve federal funding for the Chicago Police Department and bolster Mayor Emanuel's national image," charged the coalition of activist groups. [ more › ]

Cops Denied Overtime for Off-Duty Calls, Emails, and Texts -- Again

Police officers in the Chicago PD's Bureau of Organized Crime filed a class action case against the department alleging unpaid overtime for checking emails, sending and receiving text messages and calls during off-duty time. The case, Allen v. City of Chicago, involves a class of 52 officers that were......

Sessions fires back at Chicago over sanctuary cities lawsuit

Attorney General Jeff Sessions slammed the city of Chicago on Monday, hours after Mayor Rahm Emmanuel (D) announced a lawsuit over the Department of Justice’s crackdown on so-called sanctuary cities. “Chicago will not let our police officers become political pawns in a debate,” Emmanuel said earlier in the day, pushing back on threats from the Justice […]

Album of the Week: Vic Mensa’s The Autobiography

At only twenty-four, Vic Mensa is already an established member of the Chicago music scene and a social justice activist—from protesting his hometown police department after the shooting of shooting of Laquan McDonald to flying to Standing...Show More Summary

Party is Over?

We'll see if it takes : Authorities have moved to shut down 17 bus companies for violating a new city ordinance aimed at ending violence stemming from illegal party bus activity.Chicago Police partnered with the Department of Business...Show More Summary

Is Trump’s 'Rough Cookie' Chicago Police Officer Real?

The existence of this mystery officer has been called into question by the mayor’s office and the police department.


You got some 'splainin' to do!!! Thirteen years ago, William Stewart Boyd, a Cook County judge, drove to a South Side church to turn in a handgun his late father had owned.The Chicago Police Department was accepting guns as part of a...Show More Summary

5,000 Guns

All bought completely legally and with background checks run by the FBI, right? It was another violent weekend on Chicago streets. Six people were killed and there were more than three dozen hurt. But the Chicago Police Department said...Show More Summary

Chicago police sued in fatal shooting of black man last year

The fiancee of a 25-year-old black man who was fatally shot by the Chicago police last year is suing the department and the two officers involved in the shooting. The … Click to Continue »

Not a Dime Rahm

Not one fucking dime : The fiancee of a 25-year-old man fatally shot by Chicago Police last year in the Mount Greenwood neighborhood has filed a lawsuit against the police department and two officers involved in the shooting.Joshua Beal was shot Nov. Show More Summary

More than 5,000 illegal guns seized in Chicago this year: police

3 weeks agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Officials with the Chicago Police Department said the city's investment in crime-fighting technology is helping officers

Dog sculptures downtown Chicago honor police canine unit

More than 100 sculptures of German shepherds are standing guard around downtown Chicago to pay tribute to the police department's canine unit. The public art installation is part of the … Click to Continue »

Pokemon Go Fest in Chicago Recap: Connectivity Issues, Angry Crowds, and Refunds

Just barely over a year ago, Niantic first launched Pokemon Go [Free] and to say it was an instant hit would be an understatement. It didn't take long before local city governments and police departments were issuing statements on Pokemon Go and trying to deal with hordes of people who were loitering at hot Pokestops

Manpower Lies

At least someone is paying attention - the Crime in Wrigleyville and Boystown blog : Despite plenty of hype about "more police" being added to the Chicago Police Department's 19th District over the past year, the Town Hall station actually...Show More Summary

So, More Airport Openings?

Or perhaps a return to Airport VRI? From now on, the Chicago Police Department will be the lead responder on disturbance calls at the airport and on planes, not aviation security officers, according to a new city directive issued inShow More Summary

The Latest: Lawsuit challenges Chicago police gang database

The Latest on a federal lawsuit involving the Chicago Police Department's gang database (all times local): 2:15 p.m. A Mexican immigrant brought to the U.S. as a young child says … Click to Continue »

Police head opposed to hiring man once charged with crime

The Chicago Police Department is seeking to block the hiring of a man convicted of a misdemeanor as a probationary police officer. The Chicago Tribune reports ( the city and … Click to Continue »

Suburban Chicago police department bringing back police dogs

The Rolling Meadows Police Department is going to the dogs. Again. The (Arlington Heights) Daily Herald ( ) reports that the suburban Chicago police department is bringing back its police … Click to Continue »

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