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An Alarming Trend?
Feb 6, 2014 10:00 PM
Chicago's trauma ambulances appear to be taking longer to respond to emergencies and critics say it's a symptom of a worsening ambulance shortage.
Feb 4, 2014 8:42 AM
Maywood Park District’s police department was disbanded in the 1990s amid a massive corruption scandal. Officials in the western suburb are now pushing to resurrect the force – in what critics say is a huge step backwards.
BGA/NBC5 Probe Prompts State Cop Agency To Take Action
Jan 15, 2014 10:15 PM
A special task force recommends a new police department standard for cutting blood-alcohol levels for on-duty officers.
Lessons From Cheeseland
Oct 9, 2013 9:46 AM
Milwaukee's handling of duty-disability claims for police officers could serve as a model for Illinois – if legislators ever tackle pension reform.
BGA Exclusive: Why Public Safety Mergers Are Inevitable
Sep 8, 2013 7:47 AM
A Rescuing Illinois report finds cross-border consolidation of police, fire and emergency services is the next major step for cash-strapped municipalities.
Pilfered Pills At County Pharmacy?
Aug 27, 2013 7:40 AM
Cook County's government-run pharmacies have been so badly managed the DEA was brought in to help straighten them out.
Hiding in Plain Sight: Local Cops Use 'Stop-and-Frisk'
Aug 20, 2013 10:18 PM
Unlike other area suburbs, Evanston police announce utilizing controversial tactic, a BGA Rescuing Illinois investigation finds.
Aug 6, 2013 9:45 AM
A Quad Cities police officer brutally beats department-store shoplifter without apparent provocation, and it's caught on video. But officer escapes criminal charges – and keeps his job.
RTA Weighs Contract For Madigan Ally
Jul 29, 2013 9:42 AM
Transit agency considers hiring clout-heavy PR firm to develop anti-suicide program to prevent intentional deaths along Chicago-area rail lines.
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