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City Officials And Mental Health Advocates Continue Stand Off In Chicago

From partly undoing cuts for branch library hours to extending the school day seven – not seven and a half – hours, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has scaled back major policy changes in response to public criticism. Thus far, this is not the case with the city’s plan to... more

over 2 years ago | Progress Illinois | Permalink

Protests Against Mental Health Clinic Closings Intensify (VIDEO)

From Christmas Carols calling Rahm Emanuel a Grinch to a proposal that the city pay for mental health care through raising the yacht mooring tax, the Mental Health Movement coalition has spent months energetically fighting the city’s... more

over 2 years ago | Progress Illinois | Permalink

Mental Health Movement Occupation Leads To Arrests, Protesters Vow More Actions

News links:  Huffington Post In protest of the planned closings of six Chicago mental health care clinics, advocates and community residents occupied the Woodlawn clinic on the city's South Side. Though 23 were arrested yesterday ,... more

over 2 years ago | Progress Illinois | Permalink

1 Dead, 2 Injured In Far South Side Shooting

Police were searching Friday morning for the shooter who killed one man was killed wounded two others on the city’s Far South Side. more

over 2 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

23 arrested protesting planned closure of Woodlawn Mental Health Center

Police arrested about two dozen people who barricaded themselves inside the Woodlawn Mental Health Clinic on the city's South Side to protest its planned closing. more

over 2 years ago | Chicago Tribune | Permalink

With murders up 35%, McCarthy shakes up Chicago police brass

With Chicago suffering a 35 percent spike in murder this year, police Supt. Garry McCarthy announced a reshuffling of his command staff Friday, replacing commanders in five of the city’s 23 districts. more

over 2 years ago | Sun-Times | Permalink

Shakeup? Hahahahahahaha

A "shake-up" would mean someone actually got demoted for not doing their job. We have yet to see a demotion. In fact, wasn't the phrase "kicked upstairs" used by this administration to describe the "punishment" recently meted out to the former commander of 007 who couldn't answer simple... more

over 2 years ago | Second City Cop | Permalink

Top Cop Shakes Up Department Leadership

McCarthy's actions come after a violent Chicago night that saw 13 people shot, two fatally. more

over 2 years ago | NBC 5 | Permalink

Top Cop Shakes Up Department Leadership

McCarthy's actions come after a violent Chicago night that saw 13 people shot, two fatally. more

over 2 years ago | NBC-5 | Permalink

McCarthy Appoints New Commanders For Rough Police Districts

Police Supt. Garry McCarthy on Friday announced a major shakeup at the Chicago Police Department, with a big impact on some of the city’s toughest neighborhoods. more

over 2 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

Morgan Park residents urge cops to take action

5 years ago | Natasha Wasinski

Police seek volunteers to monitor surveillance cameras

The cameras are mounted on streetlights and used by police to spot illegal activity, including loitering, drug dealing and other crimes. Police will train and screen volunteers to serve as camera-watchers.

almost 6 years ago | Marcie Hill

Summer students discover My Chicago

A CPS program for 20 high school students takes them on a journey across the city that involves eating frog legs and learning about new neighborhoods.

6 years ago | Paul D. Bowker

CTA's Google trip planner leaves commuters on their own at the border

A Google Maps/CTA trip planner gets high marks for in-city travels, but its lack of coordination with the regional transportation system leaves commuters on their own outside the city's borders.

over 6 years ago | Mary Brophy

One dead in S. Side shooting

over 6 years ago | Kwame Shorter

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