Chicago Police Department

Mon, 02/06/2012
Until recently, the sound of gunfire crackling in the streets of Englewood came from at least two or three blocks away, giving La’Keisha Gray-Sewell and her young family a fragile sense of safety and distance from the mayhem. But Gray-Sewell, who runs a mentoring program for girls, and her husband, Barry Sewell, a disc jockey, have taken no...
Tue, 04/26/2011
Much of the steel that built Chicago was made there. And in decades past, most of Chicago’s trash ended up there. Much of our sewage still does, and it has the city’s only Superfund cleanup site. The Southeast Side, including the neighborhoods of Hegewisch, South Deering and Pullman around Lake Calumet, also was the stomping grounds of one of the...
Tue, 04/19/2011
Despite calls for the promotion of a new police superintendent from within the department’s ranks, Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel could yet do as he did in finding a new schools CEO and go far beyond the city limits for Chicago’s next top cop. The Chicago News Cooperative reported Monday that President Barack Obama’s drug czar, Gil Kerlikowske, is...
Mon, 04/18/2011
President Barack Obama‘s drug czar is among the contenders to become the first Chicago police superintendent in Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel‘s administration, the Chicago News Cooperative has learned. Gil Kerlikowske, whose formal title is director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, met last week with Emanuel in Chicago and was...
Mon, 04/18/2011
President Barack Obama‘s drug czar is among the contenders to become the first Chicago police superintendent in Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel‘s administration, the Chicago News Cooperative has learned.   Gil Kerlikowske, whose formal title is director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, met last week with Emanuel in Chicago...