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Topic - Garry Mccarthy
A Chicago police officer has been released from the hospital after he was hit in the face by a ricocheting bullet.
When President Barack Obama spoke out last week against the crime, violence and poverty that ensnares young men of color in epidemic numbers, he might have been voicing a promo for "Chicagoland," the docuseries debuting Thursday on CNN.
Police are knocking on the doors of known gang members in Chicago to warn them that their next address could be a state prison if they don't stop shooting their rivals - a new tactic that is yielding promising results, according to the department.
The city of Chicago spent more than $100 million on police overtime in 2013, including 107 officers who each collected more than $50,000 in overtime, according to a published report Friday.
The low point so far in Chicago's closely watched battle with street gangs may have been the day that Michelle Obama came home for the funeral of a teenage honor student.
The number of Chicago homicides in January was half the number the city experienced in the same month last year.
U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk says a new federal spending bill includes about $18.5 million in additional money to combat gang violence.
A 6-month-old baby was fatally shot by a Chicago suspect who was taking revenge for the theft of his video-game console, police said.
Chicago Police have a new crime-fighting tool. It's called — walking the beat.
What's the matter with you people, you people out there who blame a nightclub, neighborhood or gun or other inanimate object for violence?
Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy implored the press Monday to stop characterizing the city as being strict on guns.
The week before his second inauguration, President Obama again exercised the one talent he has that will carve his name in infamy. He signed 23 executive orders violating our constitutional rights and putting the lives of more American citizens under his thumb.
Authorities plan to exhume the body of a Chicago lottery winner poisoned with a lethal dose of cyanide as detectives move forward with a homicide investigation, the medical examiner said Tuesday.
In Chicago, a bustling urban metropolis where skyscrapers are as likely to sprout up as anything a farmer might plant, someone decided there was just enough room to grow something a little more organic: marijuana.
For the first time in a quarter-century, thousands of Chicago teachers walked off the job Monday, escalating a bitter contract dispute over evaluations, job security and other issues and forcing parents to scramble for somewhere to send idle children.
Superintendent Garry McCarthy says the officer is "dazed, but his spirits are good."
He told the Chicago Sun-Times that the man, whose name wasn't released, had a bullet fragment in his forehead.