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Mayor Emanuel and Superintendent McCarthy Announce New Ways Residents Can Communicate with Police

Mayor Emanuel and Superintendent McCarthy Announce New Ways Residents Can Communicate with Police

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Police Superintendent Garry F. McCarthy today announced a series of features through which residents can interact with police, access information about police and share information with police. The moves will improve communication with residents and increase access to information about their communities. “Online or on the block, CAPS need to be where the community is,” […]

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Chicago Police to Assist in Boston Investigations

Chicago Police to Assist in Boston Investigations

The Chicago Police Department is sending five detectives and one sergeant to Boston today at the request of Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis in order to assist in the ongoing investigation surrounding the bombings at the Boston Marathon and related overnight incidents. Earlier this week, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Police Superintendent Garry F. McCarthy offered their counterparts assistance […]

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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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Chicago School Closings: A Modern Day Case for King Solomon

Chicago School Closings: A Modern Day Case for King Solomon

When more than one person lays claim to having the best interests of disputed students, who has the greater interest? In Chicago, there’s a lot of child-splitting going on, and wisdom is not exactly the operating word of the day. For nearly a week, the city of Chicago has been in an uproar because of news that some Chicago public […]

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500 Campaign: Chicago is Outraged About the Death of 6-month-old Jonylah Watkins

500 Campaign: Chicago is Outraged About the Death of 6-month-old Jonylah Watkins

The recent death of 6-month-old Jonylah Watkins has prompted outrage across the city of Chicago. The baby, who was shot 5 times while having her diaper changed in the front seat of her father’s minivan, passed away Tuesday morning at Comer Children’s Hospital. The bullets were intended for the infant’s father, Jonathan Watkins, who was gang affiliated, according to the […]

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View of Chicago's Skyline from 11:30 p.m.
(Paris Lewbel, WCHI News)

LIVE: Snow blankets Chicago

  A live view from outside WCHI News Studios in Chicago’s South Loop as another winter storm blankets the Chicagoland area. — UPDATE 5:35 P.M.: The National Weather Service in Chicago has extended the Winter Weather Advisory until 6 a.m. Wednesday. — Snow, sleet and rain continues to blanket the Chicagoland area Tuesday afternoon. A winter weather advisory, in effect until […]

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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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