| Feb 8, 2012
| 5:15 AM
City Clerk Susana Mendoza said Tuesday she’s investigating whether gang signs are part of the winning design for Chicago’s next city sticker, just days before the decals are scheduled to be printed.
The sticker, meant to honor city...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 10:04 AM
A 15-year-old boy will lose the honor of seeing his city sticker design adorn Chicago windshields amid questions about whether the artwork contains gang symbols, City Clerk Susana Mendoza said this afternoon.
At a City Hall news conference, Mendoza...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 1:32 AM
Chicago police will disband two of its rapid response units once heralded as key components of the city's lowering crime rate, police union officials said.
Effective Aug. 18, both the Mobile Strike Force and Targeted Response Unit will cease to exist,...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 3:45 PM
Former Chicago police commissioner Jody Weis confirmed Friday was his last day as president of the Chicago Crime Commission.
According to a news release, Weis says he's resigning in order to pursue other interests in teaching, research and private...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 3:33 PM
Former Chicago Police Superintendent Jody Weis has resigned as president of the Chicago Crime Commission effective today, officials said.
Weis is leaving to pursue interests outside of the scope of the Chicago Crime Commission including teaching,...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 9:05 AM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced changes to the city's leave policies, including scaling back the amount of unused vacation time employees can stockpile and instituting a uniform maternity policy.
Under the new vacation leave policy, non-union...
| Nov 2, 2011
5 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Greg Jarrett
6:09 a.m. Jody Weis, the head of the Chicago Crime Commission, brings Greg Jarrett up-to-speed on crime throughout the city and what is being done to combat it.
6:39 a.m. Greg Jarrett...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 10:23 AM
A Chicago police official who was once among the leading candidates to become the city's top cop has been tapped to become the second in command under acting Superintendent Garry McCarthy.
Al Wysinger, 48, was named first deputy superintendent, Mayor...
| Oct 1, 2008
| 9:42 AM
Great news from baseball-loving Iowa:
Chicago Police Officer Michael Mette, wrongly convicted and railroaded into five years in prison for the crime of self defense, will be getting out of prison soon.
The Iowa Court of Appeals, in its ruling posted...
| Oct 18, 2009
The state crime lab notified Chicago police in June 2008 that DNA evidence linked three brutal rapes in the city, but it was not until this summer that detectives reinterviewed the victims and gathered vital information leading to an arrest.
| May 11, 2010
| 2:30 PM
Chicago Police Supt. Jody Weis says an Iowa physician accused of lying to police about being stabbed by attackers along the Chicago Riverwalk "embarrassed the city with his story."
Gary Hunninghake, 64, of Coralville, Iowa, is charged with felony...