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Irving Park »

Did You Know Bike Lights are the Law? Get One for Free in Irving Park

CDOT and police officers will be handing out free bike lights Thursday and enforcing the law.

Chatham »

Thomas Wortham, Slain Chicago Police Officer, Remembered With Youth Campout

Chicago police officer Thomas Wortham IV was murdered inside Nat King Cole Park in Chatham.

West Rogers Park »

Chicago Police To Take On Young All-Stars in Baseball Game

The annual scrimmage pits a team of many gang-affiliated youths against Chicago's Finest.

Bridgeport »

'National Night Out' at Deering Station Aims to Unite Police, Residents

The outreach effort brings police and residents together in a show of solidarity.

River North »

Chicago Police 'Pig Out' in Burger-Eating Contest for Fundraiser

Teams from several Chicago Police Department districts wolfed down burgers for a cause.

Bridgeport »

DUI Crackdown Planned for the Dan Ryan This Weekend

Both Chicago Police and Illinois State Police will be looking for drunken drivers on the expressway.

Edgewater »

Dog Missing Since 2011 Found, Returned to Elated Family: 'We Always Hoped'

A police officer found Prince Charming tied to a pole in Rogers Park — and quite a bit heavier.

Downtown »

'Gun Intelligence Center' to Unite Police, Feds to Target Gun Trafficking

The Gun Intelligence Center is a partnership that will better target "prolific" gun traffickers.

Lincoln Park »

Search for Two Missing Boaters Continues

A 27-year-old woman and 30-year-old man are still missing, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.

Englewood »

Majority of Illegally Owned Guns First Bought Out of State: Police, Mayor

Police say 60 percent of illegally owned guns in Chicago come from states like Indiana and Wisconsin.

Downtown »

Gun Shops Face Strict Regulations Under New Rahm Ordinance

Mayor Rahm Emanuel planned to submit the ordinance at Wednesday's City Council meeting.

River North »

Police Battle Firefighters in Wing-Eating Contest for Charity

WingMadness will take place May 21 at Dick's Last Resort in River North.

Gage Park »

Police Release Description of Man Suspected of Killing Gallery Owner

Herbert Goode, the 66-year-old owner of Silver Cloud Galleries in River North, was shot on March 1.

Austin »

Police Fatally Shoot Armed Man in Austin: Officials

Officials identified the man as 37-year-old Gary Smith. He was taken to Loyola, where he died Sunday.

Hyde Park »

Promontory Point Gunfire Reports Have Hyde Parkers Worried

Residents said they saw young men jumping on cars and yelling before hearing shots over the weekend.