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Jody Weis

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  • Ex-Chicago Police superintendent talks crime with Elgin Rotary

     
    Former Chicago Police Superintendent Jody Weis had lunch Monday with the Elgin Rotary Club where he talked about the challenges of being placed at the …...
  • Wheaton detectives to be honored for ‘outstanding’ work

     
    Two Wheaton Police detectives  credited with reopening a 1976 homicide investigation that landed a murderer in jail for life will be honored today. Detectives Edward …...
  • Sheriff’s police bomb squad canine and partner awarded for detecting bomb in Evanston

     
    A Cook County Sheriff’s Police bomb squad officer and his canine partner have been recognized for successfully detecting and disarming a bomb placed behind an …...
  • Dining on cracked crystal for 2011 yet predicting fearlessly for 2012

     
    Twelve months ago, as is my custom, I asked readers to offer their best guesses as to what 2011 would bring, then offered my own predictions. How'd we do? On six of the 18 questions, readers and I were correct......
  • Weeks in review

     
    A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review: Guest host Eddie Arruza with Abdon Pallasch, Chicago Sun-Times; Craig Dellimore,...
  • Live blogging tonight's Chicago mayor's debate

     
    Posted by Tribune staff at 6:50 p.m.; the live blog is done. Will update from 7 to 8 p.m. during WTTW's Chicago mayoral debate featuring Rahm Emanuel, Gery Chico, Carol Moseley Braun and Miguel del Valle. You can watch Ch.......
  • Emanuel hopes new police chief in place by time he's sworn in as mayor

     
    Posted by Kristen Mack at 2:18 p.m. Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel said today he hopes to have his City Hall team, including a new police superintendent and Chicago Public Schools CEO, in place when he's sworn in May 16. “Whether it’s......
  • Daley says it's hard to get rid of union rule that allows loafing truck drivers

     
    Posted by John Byrne at 2:29 p.m. Mayor Richard Daley said today that Teamsters Union work rules that allow city truck drivers to loaf or sleep in their vehicles have been impossible to change because "you have to give and......
  • Emanuel names Garry McCarthy new Chicago police superintendent

     
    Posted by Kristen Mack and Hal Dardick at 11:05 a.m.; last updated at 12:29 p.m. Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel today named as Chicago's new police superintendent Garry McCarthy, the Newark, N.J. police director who debuted innovative and controversial crime-...
  • Former Weis aide to run Cook County homeland security

     
    Posted by Erika Slife at 8:13 p.m. The right-hand man to former Chicago Police Superintendent Jody Weis will lead Cook County’s troubled homeland security and emergency management agency, Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced Thursday....
  • Mayoral candidates clash on ethics, taxes at Tribune debate

     
    Posted by Kristen Mack at 4:18 p.m.; will be continually updated from 7-8 p.m. during the live debate (Tonight's Chicago mayoral debate is streaming live here.) The four major candidates for Chicago mayor clashed on taxes, crime and ethics tonight......
  • 2011 prediction-survey roundup: I've already blown one!

     
    In announcing my forecasts in our recently 2011 prediction survey, I said the Bears would not even win one game in the NFL playoffs. I'm glad to have been wrong about that, and hope now that the 42 percent plurality......