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Jody Weis

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  • 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...
  • Cops: Panhandler killed, 2 officers hurt in River North

    Cops: Panhandler killed, 2 officers hurt in River North
    A person picked up for panhandling was killed and two Chicago police officers were injured as the handcuffed panhandler surprised police with a gun and fired as he was enroute to a police station in the River North neighborhood this afternoon, officials...
  • 3 dead, 2 shot including officer on Far North Side

    3 dead, 2 shot including officer on Far North Side
    A double homicide on the Far North Side Saturday evening prompted a pursuit that left one Chicago officer wounded and a suspect in the slayings dead from police gunfire. Gang crimes officers on surveillance on the 5800 block of North Winthrop Avenue...
  • Top cop Weis on his future: 'We'll see'

    Two days before his contract was set to expire, Chicago police Superintendent Jody Weis remained noncommittal today about his future as the city's top cop. He said he has not spoken with Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel, who pledged during the campaign to...
  • Weis out as police supt; Hillard back as interim

    Weis out as police supt; Hillard back as interim
    Chicago Police Supt. Jody Weis is leaving his post at the end of today, when his $310,000-a-year contract expires. He is being replaced, on an interim basis, by Terry Hillard who headed the Chicago police department from 1998 until 2003. "Serving as the...
  • Ex-top cop Weis got $76,308 for unused vacation

    Ex-top cop Weis got $76,308 for unused vacation
    The Sun-Times reports: Former Chicago Police Supt. Jody Weis received a check for $76,308 for unused vacation days when he resigned his $310,000-a-year job on March 1. His former $168,438-a-year chief-of-staff Mike Masters left with $30,448 for 54 unused...
  • Daley defends ex-top cop, denies morale is poor

    Jody Weis stepped down as police superintendent to pursue job opportunities, not because he wasn't granted a short-term contract to stay in the job until Rahm Emanuel takes office, Mayor Richard Daley said today. The lack of a contract extension "didn'...
  • Hillard tells officers he will visit every district

    Interim Chicago Police Superintendent Terry Hillard told police officers at a roll call gathering today in the Pullman neighborhood to focus on their duties and said he planned to visit every police district in the future. Hillard was appointed by...