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Garry McCarthy

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  • CNN's 'Chicagoland' captures flashes of anger in first episode

    CNN's 'Chicagoland' captures flashes of anger in first episode
    And so it begins, with the voice of our mayor — "You want to see America you come to the heartland, and what is the capital of the heartland?" — and images of our city, the first of eight — that's right, eight — episodes of a...
  • Man charged with shooting cop held on $2M bail

    Man charged with shooting cop held on $2M bail
    A judge set bail at $2 million today for a Calumet Heights neighborhood man charged with trying to kill a Chicago police officer who was injured when a bullet fragment struck him in the head as officers served a search warrant at the man's home,...
  • Shootings in Chicago down so far this year

    Shootings in Chicago down so far this year
    Chicago police Superintendent Garry McCarthy on Wednesday said the number of shootings, particularly gang-related ones, has dropped sharply in the first 2 ½ months of 2014. At a news conference at a police station in the Englewood neighborhood, one of...
  • Emanuel rules out city income tax for pension fix

    Emanuel rules out city income tax for pension fix
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday ruled out creating a city income tax as a way to shore up the city’s municipal and laborers’ retirement funds while describing the $250 million property tax increase he wants to pay for the pension changes as...
  • CNN's 'Chicagoland' balances Blackhawks joy with violence fears

    CNN's 'Chicagoland' balances Blackhawks joy with violence fears
    "It's playoff time again in this sports-loving city," says narrator/co-writer Mark Konkol at the beginning of episode two of the eight-part CNN series "Chicagoland." And though you will see all sorts of whooping-hollering-shot-drinking euphoria during...
  • CNN's 'Chicagoland' loses balance as it tip-toes through summer

    CNN's 'Chicagoland' loses balance as it tip-toes through summer
    Huh? "This is the greatest job I've ever had," Mayor Rahm Emanuel says in Episode 4 of the ambitious, now somewhat frustrating eight-part CNN series "Chicagoland," followed some minutes later by police Superintendent Garry McCarthy saying, "This is...
  • Long 'Chicagoland' series focuses on mayor to a fault

    Long 'Chicagoland' series focuses on mayor to a fault
    You will be stunned to learn, as Mayor Rahm Emanuel says in this week's fifth episode (of eight) of CNN's series "Chicagoland," that "The Second City is now known as the Startup City." That pronouncement — news to me — comes as he is talking...
  • TV Review: CNN Seeks to Chart New Course With 'Chicagoland,' 'Death Row Stories'

    CNN has often appeared starved for star power, but Robert Redford probably isn't the first name that comes to mind. Nevertheless, the news network has tapped two shows from the actor-producer-activist's Sundance Prods., "Chicagoland" and "Death Row...
  • Emanuel front and center at U. of C. forum, CNN series

    Emanuel front and center at U. of C. forum, CNN series
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel had a highly visible evening Thursday, first talking big city politics with three other mayors and then appearing in living rooms across the country as the face of a new CNN documentary about Chicago. At a University of Chicago forum,...
  • Chicago officer released from hospital after hit by bullet fragment

    Chicago officer released from hospital after hit by bullet fragment
    A Chicago police officer was released from the hospital this morning, hours after a bullet fragment struck him in the head as officers served a search warrant in the Calumet Heights neighborhood, authorities said. The tactical officer was hit between the...
  • Man charged with wounding cop shot while serving warrant

    Man charged with wounding cop shot while serving warrant
    A Calumet Heights man has been charged with trying to kill a Chicago police officer injured when a bullet fragment struck him in the head as officers served a search warrant at the man's home, authorities said. James Garland, 53, faces charges of...
  • $10M bond for woman charged in crash that killed off-duty officer

    $10M bond for woman charged in crash that killed off-duty officer
    A 31-year-old Calumet Park woman was ordered held on a $10 million bond Sunday after being charged with murder in connection with a police chase early Friday morning that killed an off-duty Chicago police officer, authorities said. Shanell Terrell, of...