McCarthy told aldermen crime was down, and the racial disparity for marijuana citations was "erased."
James Whiteside is accused in two rapes and two robberies, including robbing the girl's mom near church.
Alexis Valdez, 18, was charged Thursday after he allegedly dismembered a 41-year-old man, police said.
Rahm and McCarthy touted the study's findings to renew calls for after-school programs and gun control.
The suspect, Bradley Lawrence, limped into court Thursday.
The would-be carjackers realized they had targeted an off-duty cop and ran, according to a police report.
The convicted felon allegedly confronted two Columbia students in September and October.
The officer grabbed a group who swiped a messenger's bag after they couldn't take his bike, police said.
Ald. Tom Tunney (44th) used his newsletter to alert residents to a recent spate of robberies.
Washington Park resident Ramone Godfrey, 19, died Sunday.
A man snatched her iPhone as she got up from her wheelchair, prosecutors said.
Neighbors said youth shelters attract criminals to Lakeview, but the service organizations disagree.
Patrick Sykes, 15, was in town visiting family and childhood friends when he was gunned down Thursday.
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