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  • Cop charged with battery posts bail

    Cop charged with battery posts bail
    A Chicago police sergeant was charged with two felonies for allegedly slapping a teen whose hands were cuffed behind his back, but the veteran officer's attorney contended he was provoked when the suspect tried to spit on him. Flanked by several...
  • 9/11 forged Emanuel's pick for police superintendent

    9/11 forged Emanuel's pick for police superintendent
    Garry McCarthy never made it to New York police headquarters on 9/11. The second plane hit the south tower of the World Trade Center when he was about a block away from work. So he set up an impromptu operational command center amid the chaotic aftermath...
  • New police chief: Strong administrator, thick skin

    New police chief: Strong administrator, thick skin
    NEWARK, N.J.—If Garry McCarthy had a honeymoon as Newark's top cop it ended violently on a single day in July 2009. On July 20 of that year, eight people were shot in two separate incidents, including a drive-by shooting that indiscriminately...
  • Issues for the next top cop

    Job openings: The Chicago Police Department has more than 1,100 vacancies on a force of 13,500 officers. Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel promises to add 1,000 officers to the city's streets. Public perceptions: In polls, people say crime is getting worse, yet...
  • Star retired for slain officer Soderberg

    Star retired for slain officer Soderberg
    Fallen Chicago police Officer Thor Soderberg is remembered by his students as a committed teacher, by friends and family as a generous public servant, and by fellow officers as a leader. Soderberg’s star was retired Tuesday in a ceremony at...
  • Police: Father was girl's killer in 2008 case

    Police: Father was girl's killer in 2008 case
    The anguished screams of a father awoke the quiet South Side street in July 2008. "No! No! No!" neighbors heard Richard Lyons bellow. "Not my baby! Not my baby!" Lyons told police he had found his 9-year-old daughter dead, stabbed multiple times, in the...
  • 'Dibs' OK on city streets -- for now

    'Dibs' OK on city streets -- for now
    Chicago officials say they will not crack down on "dibs," the tradition of cordoning off shoveled-out parking spaces -- at least for now." And more good news for blizzard weary residents: There'll be no enforcement today of parking meters. In giving a...
  • Cops: 1st shooting since storm over snowblower

    A man was shot and robbed of a snowblower in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side early this morning -- the first shooting since this week's blizzard hit on Tuesday, police said. This week's storm kept crime down so much that the shooting was one...
  • 1 man shot over snowblower

    Chicago saw a bit of a crime-freeze during the blizzard of 2011; an unheard-of two days without a shot being fired. Ironically, the first shooting victim since the blizzard hit was a man robbed of his snowblower in the Englewood neighborhood. 47-year-...
  • Weis: Crackdown brings 40 percent homicide drop

    Chicago police credit a controversial summer meeting with gang leaders and a gang crackdown guided by what they call "social network analysis" with a dramatic drop in gun violence this past fall in a West Side police district, including a 40 percent...
  • Tuesday, February 15, 2011

    5 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Greg Jarrett 7:09 a.m. NBC News White House Correspondent Chuck Todd discusses the Federal Budget and what it means for our financial future. 7:21 a.m. Greg will have the highlights from the first night of the Westminster Dog Show....
  • Search goes on for teen missing three years

    Search goes on for teen missing three years
    On Saturday, Rose Starnes gazed upon an age-enhanced photo of her daughter Yasmin Acree, no longer the 15-year-old who went missing three years ago but still wearing the same soft smile and dark eyes. It broke her heart. “It’s a lot of times...