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  • Brrrr ... freeze warning issued for Chicago area

    Brrrr ... freeze warning issued for Chicago area
    Clear skies will bring temperatures in the 30s for most of the Chicago area overnight, with freezing temperatures possible in some suburban areas. The National Weather Service issued a freeze warning for the Chicago area until 8 a.m. Saturday....
  • New policy at 911 means fewer officers on calls

    New policy at 911 means fewer officers on calls
    The next time you place a 911 call, you may not see a police officer. The City of Chicago has already started changing the way it responds to emergency phone calls. Currently officers are dispatched to more than two-thirds of all 911 calls. Police...
  • Woman carjacked on North Carpenter

    Woman carjacked on North Carpenter
    Police are looking for a man who carjacked a woman in the Goose Island neighborhood Thursday night. The woman told police she was getting into her car shortly around 9:45 p.m. in the 800 block of North Carpenter, when a man pushed her into the car and...
  • Red Line leads CTA in crime

    Red Line leads CTA in crime
    A new Chicago Tribune analysis concludes, the CTA's Red Line is by far the most crime-ridden of the city's rapid transit routes. Over the past three years, the worst station for crimes was the Roosevelt station, with 217 overall; also in the top ten were...
  • Jesse Jackson Jr. on medical leave for exhaustion

    Jesse Jackson Jr. on medical leave for exhaustion
    Exhaustion. That is what the offices of Jesse Jackson Jr are saying about the 2nd District Congressman who has been receiving treatment since Sunday, June 10th. The first anyone is hearing about it is Monday when his spokesperson said the Jackson...
  • Chicago food truck plan gains mobility

    Chicago food truck plan gains mobility
    A Chicago ordinance that would allow cooks to prepare fresh meals from food trucks appears ready to move forward in the City Council with new provisions and the endorsement of Mayor Rahm Emanuel. The ordinance would create loading zone-like “food...
  • Suit: Cop hit man with gun, grabbed woman's neck

    Suit: Cop hit man with gun, grabbed woman's neck
    A man and his girlfriend are suing a Chicago police officer for alleged brutality. Luis Cordero, Jr., and Heather Rzany are claiming Officer Chris Gofron violently attacked them outside the pavilion apartments on the Northwest Side.   They say it...
  • Accused pimps arrested in Chicago and nationwide

    Accused pimps arrested in Chicago and nationwide
    A nationwide sting targeting prostitution rings led to dozens of arrests, including several in Chicago. Over the past week the FBI partnered with local police to arrest 104 suspected pimps nationwide. They're accused of exploiting underage children...
  • U.S. Open champ Simpson coming to Chicago

    U.S. Open champ Simpson coming to Chicago
    The British Open galleries won’t get to see Webb Simpson. But nearly 80 Chicagoans will. The U.S. Open  champion is headed to Olympia Fields Country Club on July 9 to take part in a walking clinic and “closest to the pin” competition...
  • Clerk wants year round sticker sales

    Clerk wants year round sticker sales
       City Clerk Susanna Mendoza wants to ease the crush of all Chicago motorists applying for their vehicle stickers at the same time.    Mendoza is proposing staggered expiration dates year round.    Currently all city stickers expire on June 30th,...
  • Medical examiner, hospital sued over misplaced body

    Medical examiner, hospital sued over misplaced body
    The Cook County Medical Examiner's office is being sued over a misplaced body.  After Brian Warren died at St. Bernard Hospital late in December, his family looked for his body at the county morgue; but the family's lawsuit claims, the medical examiner's...
  • Chicago looks to hire up to 500 cops this year

    Chicago looks to hire up to 500 cops this year
    The Chicago Police Department said today it plans to hire between 400 and 500 officers to offset the number of officers set to retire this year. So far, 89 recruits have been hired this year, including the 43 who started their six months of training on...