The stepped-up patrols are an increase from the number of officers deployed last year, when CPD put an extra 880 officers each day on the streets.
Cook County Judge Diane Gordon Cannon on Thursday announced she was recusing herself from the retrial of Malvin Washington.
A Cook County judge on Thursday refused to throw out murder charges against Chicago Police officer Jason Van Dyke.
McCormack has been at a Department of Health institution in downstate Rushville after his release from prison on a 5-year sentence for fondling 5 boys
A man convicted at 15 of killing two 8th-graders in a 1995 gang shooting had his life sentence for the double-murder reduced to a 60-year sentence.
Guevara’s lawyer says his client still intends to assert his 5th Amendment right if called to testify in the appeal of a 1998 murder case.
Judge Diane Cannon scolded defense attorneys Jeffrey Urdangen and Alison Flaum for twice filing motions to have her booted from a case.