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Downtown »

Cabbies Get Relief From City in Competition With Ride Sharing

The City Council moved to grant taxi drivers lower lease rates and lowered fines.

Downtown »

Council Committee OKs $13 Million in New Settlements

Two were for botched police cases, another for biased firefighter hiring.

Austin »

Two Stores Burglarized After Thieves Cut Holes in Roofs, Cut Alarms: Police

There have been two such robberies in October, according to an Austin community alert.

Downtown »

Top Cop Hopes to Add 265 More Officers By Year's End

McCarthy told aldermen crime was down, and the racial disparity for marijuana citations was "erased."

Downtown »

Reparations Sought for Burge Torture Victims as Disgraced Ex-Cop Released

Backers claimed the support of a majority in the City Council and asked the mayor to "step up."

Rogers Park »

Helicopters Deployed Over Rogers Park Streets as Police Boost Patrols

Ald. Joe Moore said Chicago Police are using helicopters as part of routine patrols to combat violence.

Downtown »

Feds Deny Probe of Chicago Police Over Shootings

U.S. Attorney Zachary Fardon took the unusual step of denying an investigation was underway.

The Loop »

Rahm Calls for Police to Work on 'Community Trust' to Smooth Out Issues

Otherwise, Mayor Rahm Emanuel would not discuss probes of police shootings and Cmdr. Glenn Evans.

Downtown »

Top Cop Defends Crime Stats, But Alderman Says 'Perception is Reality'

Police Supt. Garry McCarthy faced grilling from aldermen on crime statistics.

Downtown »

Feud Between Police, City Parking Ticket Crews Getting Nasty, Watchdog Says

Report, police blog cite rivalry, shift of city resources to ticket writers as possible sore points.

Logan Square »

Northwest Side CAPS Meetings Set for July

The Chicago Police beat meetings cover Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale and Hermosa.

McKinley Park »

CAPS 'Smoke Out' Planned for Hoyne Park

Residents are invited to a picnic with police officers.

Chinatown »

Asian-American Groups Protest City Hall Over Alleged Police Brutality Video

The activist groups came together at City Hall in a show of solidarity for the victim, a U.S. citizen.

Englewood »

DUI Strike Force Back In Englewood This Weekend

For the second time in two weeks, Chicago police will be looking for impaired drivers in Englewood.

Auburn Gresham »

Auburn Gresham DUI Strike Force Patrol Starting Friday

Chicago police will be stopping motorists in Auburn Gresham to make sure they aren't impaired.