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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 will be eating 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.

Bronzeville »

'Stronger Police Presence' Planned for Summer in High-Violence Areas

Throughout the summer, 100 to 300 additional officers will receive overtime during the push.

Downtown »

Crime Stats Called Into Question by Council Progressives

Ald. Scott Waguespack is submitting a resolution calling for hearings on the accuracy of crime stats.

Back of the Yards »

Back of the Yards Police Checkpoint to Target Drunken Drivers Friday Night

Officers will be stopping cars and checking for impaired divers and other safety violations.