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Hyde Park »

U. of C. Police Go Door-to-Door in Hyde Park to Warn of Burglaries

Residents claim to have video footage of three burglars that broke into a Hyde Park apartment building.

Bridgeport »

Areas With Most Shootings, Robberies to Get More Police on Bike Patrols

More officers will be moved from foot patrols to bikes in the warmer months, police said.

East Village »

East Village, Noble Square Burglaries Prompt Police Warning

Similar burglaries happened from April 9 to Sunday, police said.

Douglas »

Battle of the Badges Pits Chicago Police Vs. Firefighters in the Ring

The 12th annual event, which takes place Friday at De La Salle Institute, has raised more than $500,000.

Mt. Greenwood »

Chicago Police Officer Killed While Riding His Bike Honored With Fundraiser

Brian McDevitt was struck by an SUV while riding his bike off duty. A benefit in his honor is April 13.

Avalon Park »

Police Won't Pay for Warrantless Entry That Broke Woman's Toe; City Will

A jury had ordered two police officers to pay out-of-pocket for barging into a woman's home.

Edgewater »

Edgewater Violence Worries Alderman, Residents as Temperatures Climb

Ald. Harry Osterman said new partnerships among neighbors and police would help curb crime.

East Side »

Retired Police Sergeant Shot During Home Invasion's Death Ruled Homicide

Elmer Brown was shot March 10. He died two weeks later. The morgue classified his death a homicide.

Gladstone Park »

Chicago Police Action Figures, Onesies, Fishing Lures, More at Local Shop

Z J Sales, run by former officer Tony Jackowski, features unique Chicago Police and Fire products.

Bridgeport »

DUI 'Strike Force' Scheduled for Southwest Side

Police will be out in force looking for drunken drivers Friday night through early Saturday morning.

Beverly »

Mulliganeers Fundraising Group to Lead The South Side Irish Parade

The charity for families struck by sudden illness is being honored as the parade's grand marshal.

Hyde Park »

University of Chicago Police Not Accountable, Petition Claims

A group of 800 signed a call to hold the university police to the same minimum standards as city police.

Rogers Park »

Markeyo Carr Memorial at McDonald's Used By Gangs as 'Trophy,' Police Say

Suspected gang members on social media used photos of the memorial to brag about the death, police said.

Mt. Greenwood »

Supt. Garry McCarthy Defends Deploying Fewer Officers to Low-Crime Areas

Speaking in Mount Greenwood, Garry McCarthy said reducing crime was about more than sheer numbers.

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