Friday, November 23, 2012

Chicago crime

  • Chicago man Royko dubbed 'the best crime researcher in America' dead at 67

    Mr. Agnew got his start as a literary sleuth while working for prolific Chicago crime writer Jay Robert Nash, author of more than 70 books, including the "World Encyclopedia of Organized Crime.

  • DuPage Co. holds first televised court hearing

    WHEATON, Ill. (AP) - In the first Chicago-area criminal case broadcast live, a suburban Chicago woman pleaded not guilty Wednesday to killing her 7-year-old son and the 5-year-old girl she was babysitting.

  • As heat soars, so does Chicago crime

    As heat soars, so does Chicago crime. As heat soars, so does Chicago crime. Personal Post · Email · Tumblr · Reddit · Stumbleupon · Digg · Delicious.

  • Chicago Crime Numbers: Aldermen Clash With Mayor, Top Cop Over Violent ...

    The praise Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy had earned for his handling of the NATO summit this spring seemed like a fading memory as aldermen pressed him for solutions to the crime and violence scattered across their wards. Ald. Danny ...

  • Authorities collect DNA from Chicago sex offenders

    CHICAGO (AP) - Authorities in Illinois have collected DNA from more than 100 people living in Chicago who were convicted of serious sex crimes in other states. The effort this week was led by Attorney General Lisa Madigan's office and was in line with ...

  • Phoenix touts police focus on hate crimes

    Chicago averaged more than 200 hate crimes annually in the 1990s and reported 215 as recently as 2002. But there has been a steep decline in the number of hate-crime reports taken by city officers and reported to the FBI. In 2010, Chicago police ...

  • BP criminal liability influenced by 1985 Chicago case

    Jay Magnuson stopped by the Sangamon County state's attorney's office in Springfield on Thursday, and several of his former colleagues rushed up to him.

  • Former Death Row cop set up killing chamber in latest plot: feds

    But Charles Ford has a different name for the grinning, balding 61-year-old Buffalo Grove man who appeared in handcuffs before Magistrate Judge Geraldine Soat Brown on Friday morning, charged with plotting one of the grisliest Chicago crimes in recent ...

  • Elmhurst native's documentary on organized crime winning awards

    Nicholas Celozzi has produced or written 20 films, but his new project about his great-uncle Sam Giancana, Chicago's former organized crime boss of The Outfit, might be his most personal. "Momo: The Sam Giancana Story" chronicles one of organized ...

  • Ben Wilson's killer: 'I don't consider myself a criminal'

    ... Wilson was shot and killed 28 years ago today just outside Simeon High School. Comcast SportsNet's "25: The Ben Wilson Story," looks back at the life and untimely death of the Chicago basketball phenom through interviews with family, friends and video.

  • Chicago area readies first televised court hearing

    WHEATON, Ill. (AP) - Nearly two decades after the nation watched O.J. Simpson struggle to put on the famous glove, Chicago television viewers will get their first opportunity Wednesday to see a criminal defendant stand before a local courtroom judge.

  • Medication cuts crime rate among ADHD sufferers

    LONDON (Reuters) - Criminal behavior in adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) drops sharply when they take stimulant drugs like Ritalin to help them to control impulses, scientists said on Wednesday.

  • Sentencing hearing underway for cop involved in deadly DUI crash

    Joseph Frugoli arrives at Cook County Criminal Courts, Friday, November 16, 2012 . | John H. White~Sun-Times. storyidforme: 40233142 tmspicid: 14852361 fileheaderid: 6767915.

  • How Chicago Became The Deadliest City In America

    From 2002 to 2011, crime in a majority of the city's neighborhoods had been dropping drastically. In the Hyde Park-South Kenwood community for instance, crime dropped 39 percent from 2002 to 2011, according to the University of Chicago. And in 2002 ...

  • Trib App Puts Chicago Crime Data In Context

    Crime in Chicago, which debuted as a desktop app in early September, feeds from data on serious crimes in 77 different Chicago communities. It presents users with statistics on violent, property and quality-of-life-related crimes in table and map forms ...

  • More than 14000 murders in Chicago since 1990...Mayor oblivious

    Read the Chicago Police Department's official crime analysis... Of course, it is basically illegal for Chicago residents to defend themselves... The state of Illinois has placed many obstacles between citizens and their Constitutional right "to keep ...

  • FBI names 21-year veteran to head Chicago office

    CHICAGO (AP) - A 21-year FBI veteran with experience investigating terrorism, organized crime and drug-trafficking cases has been named as the new head of the agency's high-profile Chicago office, the FBI announced Wednesday. Cory B. Nelson will ...

  • Declassified: The real story behind solving the crime

    FBI_prominent. Jennifer-Leigh Oprihory/MEDILL. Special Agent Doug Seccombe of the FBI speaks to a captivated crowd about the science behind solving crimes during the Chicago Council on Science and Technology's "Crime, Evidence and the Law" event.

  • Another E.C. city employee to face federal charges

    EAST CHICAGO | The marina dockmaster of East Chicago is the latest municipal employee to be painted by federal prosecutors into a mosaic of alleged crimes and corruption dating back several decades. Richard Reyes, who remained employed last week ...

  • Jake Hodesh: Let's fight crime with local intelligence

    And today, more than ever, Chicago is dealing with it. Rahm Emanuel, former White House chief of staff and current mayor of Chicago, went on national television to explain the violence afflicting his city. One major factor distinguishes theses cities ...

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