Residents claim to have video footage of three burglars that broke into a Hyde Park apartment building.
More officers will be moved from foot patrols to bikes in the warmer months, police said.
Similar burglaries happened from April 9 to Sunday, police said.
The 12th annual event, which takes place Friday at De La Salle Institute, has raised more than $500,000.
Brian McDevitt was struck by an SUV while riding his bike off duty. A benefit in his honor is April 13.
Police said there was no sign of criminal behavior.
A jury had ordered two police officers to pay out-of-pocket for barging into a woman's home.
Ald. Harry Osterman said new partnerships among neighbors and police would help curb crime.
Elmer Brown was shot March 10. He died two weeks later. The morgue classified his death a homicide.
Z J Sales, run by former officer Tony Jackowski, features unique Chicago Police and Fire products.
Police will be out in force looking for drunken drivers Friday night through early Saturday morning.
The charity for families struck by sudden illness is being honored as the parade's grand marshal.
A group of 800 signed a call to hold the university police to the same minimum standards as city police.
Suspected gang members on social media used photos of the memorial to brag about the death, police said.
Speaking in Mount Greenwood, Garry McCarthy said reducing crime was about more than sheer numbers.
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