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Chicago police say no local threats after Boston

Chicago police say no local threats after Boston

CHICAGO (AP) — Emergency officials and police in Chicago say they’re not aware of any threats to the city after deadly explosions in Boston. The Chicago Office of Emergency Management and Communications and Chicago Police Department issued statements on Monday afternoon. Earlier Monday, two bombs exploded near the crowded finish line of the Boston Marathon. Chicago emergency officials say they’re […]

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Police clear the area at the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon as medical workers help injured following explosions in Boston, Monday, April 15, 2013.    The explosions near the finish of the Boston Marathon on Monday, killied at least two people, injuring over 20 others.  (AP Photo / Charles Krupa)

Mayor Emanuel issues statement about events in Boston

This afternoon, Mayor Rahm Emanuel issued the following statement regarding today’s events in Boston: I called Mayor Thomas Menino this afternoon to convey support from the people of Chicago. During this time of tragedy and uncertainty, the people of Boston are in our thoughts and prayers.  The running of the Boston Marathon and Patriots Day are time-honored traditions. While the […]

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Chicago OEMC issues statement

Chicago OEMC issues statement

The Chicago Office of Emergency Management and Communication issued the following statement at 4:56 p.m.: We are closely monitoring events as they unfold in Boston and the City of Chicago’s public safety departments are actively communicating with our law enforcement partners both locally and throughout the country. At this time, we are not aware of any additional threats.

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Rahm Emanuel: Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013

In the morning, Mayor Rahm Emanuel will join Superintendent McCarthy in announcing a revitalization of Chicago’s community policing program.

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CPD Giving New Cars a Snow Job

CPD Giving New Cars a Snow Job

The Chicago Mayor was passing the blame to previous administrations Wednesday morning, this time about the 2008 Chicago Police Department purchase of Chevy Tahoes. “Anybody who would purchase a vehicle with two-wheel [drive] for the Chicago Police Department, clearly doesn’t understand our winters,” Mayor Rahm Emanuel said during a morning press conference showing off the new Chicago Police Ford Inceptor […]

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Rahm Emanuel: Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012

In the morning, Mayor Emanuel will join Chicagoland area mayors to voice their support for stricter gun laws at City Hall.

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Rahm Emanuel: Monday, Dec. 17, 2012

In the morning, Mayor Emanuel will join Superintendent Garry F. McCarthy to recognize the graduating class of  new Chicago Police Department recruits and promotions at Navy Pier.

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Rahm Emanuel: Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012

In the morning, Mayor Emanuel will make brief remarks at the Chicago Police Department Sergeant’s Graduation Ceremony at Navy Pier. Then later in the morning, Mayor Emanuel and Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett will be joined by Walgreen Co. CEO Greg Wasson to make an announcement about increasing parental engagement in schools across the city at Eugene Field Elementary School’s Library.

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Rahm Emanuel: Monday, Oct. 29, 2012

In the morning, Mayor Emanuel and CPS CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett will make an announcement about recognizing excellence in Chicago Public Schools on Chicago’s West Side at James Russell Lowell Elementary School. In the afternoon, Mayor Emanuel will join University of Chicago President Robert Zimmer for an announcement about increasing access to higher education at the Kenwood Academy Library.

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Rahm Emanuel: Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012

Mayor Emanuel has no public events scheduled at this time.

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