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After Bloody Weekend, Rahm Says Chicagoans Need to 'Secure Our Streets'

The mayor said stopping street violence "is not just the job of the Police Department."

River North »

Police Supt. McCarthy Insists 'We Can Do Better' on Community Policing

Police Supt. Garry McCarthy called it "the most challenging time for policing in this nation's history."

Downtown »

Street Racing on Lower Wacker Drive Could Lead to New Speed Bumps Downtown

Neighbors said the weekend races on Lower Wacker Drive have gone unpunished for years. 

Beverly »

Parents Should Monitor Kids' Internet Use to Keep Them Safe, Detective Says

Det. Charles Hollendoner of the Chicago Police Department shared online tips for parents on Thursday.

Austin »

Ald.-Elect Taliaferro Brings 'Broken Windows' Approach to Growth in Austin

The former police sergeant said reducing street violence will encourage new business in the 29th Ward.

Brighton Park »

Ald.-Elect Raymond Lopez Wants 15th Ward To Have a Voice in the City Again

Raymond Lopez vowed to take care of his neighborhood above any other constituency.

Beverly »

Nude Selfie Prompts Seminar For Parents On The Dangers Of Social Media

Saint John Fisher School will host the Internet safety seminar following an incident on Snapchat.

River West »

Tow Truck Moves Car From Legal to Illegal Spot, Then Tows It, Owner Says

A River West resident said his car was photographed in the illegal spot. He had to pay to retrieve it.

West Rogers Park »

Man Wanted for Sexual Abuse in West Rogers Park, Police Say

A man touched a woman and a girl inappropriately and exposed himself to another girl, police said.

Mt. Greenwood »

Emily Beazley Named Honorary Chicago Police Officer

Emily Beazley and her sister, Olivia, were given badges by the Chicago Police Department on Tuesday.

Logan Square »

New Logan Square Police Commander Is 8-Year Veteran of the District

After eight years in the 14th district, Captain Marc Buslik has officially taken over as Commander.

Mt. Greenwood »

Mount Greenwood Community Church Holds First Responders Service

Bagpipes, a classic police car and an antique fire truck will all be part of the recognition service.

Mt. Greenwood »

Police Officer Readies For First Stair Climb Race At One World Trade Center

Steve Coyne is raising money for an upcoming race in New York benefitting injured military veterans.

River North »

Embattled Nouveau Tavern Blames Latest Shutdown on Chicago Violence

City officials sued the proprietors of the embattled River North bar earlier this month.

Garfield Park »

Police Release Photos of Wanted Green Line Cell Phone Thieves

The teens grabbed phones from passengers sitting by the train doors and fled, cops said.