Aldermen rush through a gun-control law they’ve barely read to replace a gun-control law nobody seems to have enforced. Who really benefits? Mayor Daley.
Chicago city officials say they don’t have a new gun ordinance ready yet, but corporation counsel Mara Georges says she hopes it will include a one-gun-per-person limit and a ban on gun shops within the city limits.
Mayor Daley promises that more gun regulations are on the way for Chicago—but he won’t say what they are, and he can’t say when anyone’s been charged with violating the city’s current gun ban.
Mayor Daley’s handpicked chairman of the City Council’s police and fire committee says he’s worried about understaffing at the police department but won’t commit to discussing it in a public hearing.
Police superintendent Jody Weis isn’t any better than Mayor Daley at explaining how Chicago’s gun ban is effective.
Jody Weis introduces a new distinction between types of homicide
Despite what editorial pages plead, people don’t like to snitch.
Back in September of last year Mayor Daley bluntly said that attrition in the Chicago Police Department wouldn’t affect public safety. But is the move from cops to cameras undermining the CPD’s effectiveness?
Unusually straight talk from Jody Weis on drugs and the CPD.
Reporters try to rain on Daley’s O’Hare party with questions about police hiring.
New figures show crime continues to rise in Chicago, but this time the outrage is muted.
There was a lot more to Jody Weis’s appearance before the City Council Tuesday than meets the eye.
Mayor Daley claims the Sun-Times fabricated a story.
As police superintendent Jody Weis addresses the City Council, UIC criminal justice professor John Hagedorn argues it’s time to end the city’s 40-year war on gangs.
A couple of Chicago cops say there’s a way to get rid of the “John Wayne types” in the police department.