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  • Chicago won't fight ruling allowing gun sales

    Chicago won't fight ruling allowing gun sales
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel all but acknowledged that people will be able to legally buy guns in Chicago later this year, announcing Thursday that he has chosen not to fight a federal court ruling that struck down the city's gun shop ban. Instead, City Hall will...
  • Recordings, testimony at NATO 3 trial show bumbling men

    Recordings, testimony at NATO 3 trial show bumbling men
    Days before the 2012 NATO summit, Chicago authorities made national headlines when they announced the arrests of three "domestic terrorists" who had plotted attacks against Mayor Rahm Emanuel's home, President Barack Obama's re-election headquarters and...
  • Chicago park shooting that hurt 13 renews focus on gun violence

    Chicago park shooting that hurt 13 renews focus on gun violence
    CHICAGO — Police are searching for a gunman who used an assault rifle to fire on a pickup basketball game in a Chicago South Side neighborhood, injuring 13 people and dragging the city back into the international spotlight for its violent crime...
  • McCarthy: 'Love to' have 30,000 people apply to become cops

    McCarthy: 'Love to' have 30,000 people apply to become cops
    The Chicago Police Department is looking for more people to apply for a chance to become police officers before the Sept. 16 deadline. The department says about 18,000 people have started the application process since the beginning of August. "I'd...
  • 2 charged in mass shooting at South Side park

    2 charged in mass shooting at South Side park
    Two suspects in their early 20s were charged Monday night in the shooting last week at a park in Chicago's Back of the Yards neighborhood that left 13 injured, including a 3-year-old boy, Cook County prosecutors said. The break in the case came as the...
  • Chicago police: Crime down 16 percent, homicides down 18 percent

    Chicago police: Crime down 16 percent, homicides down 18 percent
    Homicides dropped 18 percent in Chicago last year and crime overall was down 16 percent, according to statistics released by the police department this morning. The decline in homicides was a more modest 5 percent when compared with 2011. The...
  • Two men convicted in murder of Chicago police officer

    Two men convicted in murder of Chicago police officer
    Two gang members were convicted Wednesday in the murder of a Chicago police officer who had responded to a call of shots fired in the West Englewood neighborhood in 2009. The convictions by separate Cook County juries came more than two years after a...
  • Protestors call for Alvarez resignation

    Protestors call for Alvarez resignation
    Protesters called for Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez’s resignation Friday after her announcement earlier in the week that she would not bring charges against a Chicago police officer who fatally shot an Englewood man in the back as...
  • No charges for cop in 2011 fatal shooting caught on video

    No charges for cop in 2011 fatal shooting caught on video
    Cook County prosecutors said Tuesday they would not bring criminal charges against a Chicago police officer who was captured on videotape fatally shooting an unarmed man, saying an exhaustive review showed that the officer reasonably mistook a cellphone...
  • 3rd charged in cop killing: 'I am ready to actually look this guy in his face'

    3rd charged in cop killing: 'I am ready to actually look this guy in his face'
    Latrice Tucker sat in her living room Friday looking up at a picture on the wall of her “big man,” slain Chicago police officer Clifton Lewis, crying and telling him a thing or two. Tucker had dearly missed his support at the recent three-...
  • Girl, 15, attacked on way to school improving, talking to police

    Girl, 15, attacked on way to school improving, talking to police
    Two weeks after a 15-year-old girl was found beaten and raped on her way to school on the Northwest Side, the girl is improving and has been able to speak to investigators, police said. The girl was attacked on Dec. 18 as she walked on the 2400 block...
  • Homicides drop sharply after a violent 2012

    Homicides drop sharply after a violent 2012
    After a disastrous 2012 that saw Chicago garner national attention for its violence, homicides and shootings declined by double digits in 2013, the best numbers in half a century, according to the police department. On Thursday, in the waning days of...