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  • New police union head wants more cops

    New Fraternal Order of Police President Michael Shields hopes to press Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel to protect police officers’ pensions and “hold his feet to the fire” on a campaign pledge to hire more cops. Shields, 33, said he...
  • Weis steps down as president of Chicago Crime Commission

    Weis steps down as president of Chicago Crime Commission
    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...
  • Weis resigns as head of Crime Commission

    Weis resigns as head of Crime Commission
    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,...
  • Wednesday, November 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...
  • New book on street gangs warns residents of what to look out for

    New book on street gangs warns residents of what to look out for
    The Chicago Crime Commission says most city residents live within a few feet of gang operations. It's because there are more than 70 known gangs with up to 150,000 members. The new Chicago Crime Commission Gang Book is said to be the most comprehensive...
  • 68,000 gang members counted by new Gang Book

    68,000 gang members counted by new Gang Book
    Social media Web sites have become popular mechanisms by which gang members carry out drug-dealing and other illegal activity. This trend is explored in the Chicago Crime Commission Gang Book, which also highlights profiles, colors and other...
  • City sticker artwork shows gang signs?

    City sticker artwork shows gang signs?
    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...
  • Chicago city clerk scraps sticker design amid gang concerns

    Chicago city clerk scraps sticker design amid gang concerns
    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...
  • Chicago police to disband 2 special units

    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,...
  • Chicago cop's acquittal in Iowa fight is long overdue, but appreciated

    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...
  • 2 teens raped as evidence sat

    2 teens raped as evidence sat
    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. During the...
  • Top cop: Doctor accused of faking attack 'embarrassed the city'

    Top cop: Doctor accused of faking attack 'embarrassed the city'
    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...