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Downtown »

Trump cited a meeting he had with "a top police officer in Chicago who's not the police chief."

Downtown »

A City Council panel will meet as the Police Department is going through major personnel changes.

Altgeld Gardens »

"We have to have a new level of accountability on the streets of Chicago," said Mayor Rahm Emanuel.  

North Park »

Escalante headed the Chicago Police Department temporarily after Garry McCarthy was fired.  

West Loop »

"Trust happens on both sides," said Mayor Rahm Emanuel. "You have to earn it every day at every level."

Downtown »

KONKOL: "Independent" police watchdog huddled with Emanuel administration before City Council hearing.

North Lawndale »

A video posted to Facebook appears to show Pierre Loury's pants dangling over a fence.

Downtown »

The Public Safety Committee OK'd a "one-time temporary change" to make Eddie Johnson police chief.

Downtown »

African-American aldermen want to question the finalists, and Latinos joined that call Friday.

O'Hare »

There is no "threat or nexus to Chicago concerning the Brussels incident," police said Tuesday.

Downtown »

Ald. George Cardenas called it "insulting and disrespectful" that the interim chief isn't a finalist.

Auburn Gresham »

Dwright Boone-Doty was also charged in the Oct. 18 slaying of Brianna Jenkins. 

Downtown »

At 43 murders and 187 gunshot victims, last month saw more than twice as much violence as February 2015.

Little Village »

Interim Supt. John Escalante was on his way to a meeting when he heard the call on the radio.

Bronzeville »

More than 780 Tasers are on their way to the city, nearly doubling the number of units available.