Vigil honors McDonald, community leaders call for justice, peace

By Kayla Daugherty Video by Alexis Myers More than 100 clergy, community leaders and citizens crowded together under a sea of umbrellas Monday night at Chicago Police Headquarters for a prayer vigil honoring Laquan McDonald, victim of a 2014 fatal police shooting. The vigil was calm, with uniformed officers guarding the doors of police headquarters […]

‘Human error single biggest threat to cybersecurity,’ panelists say

By Kayla Daugherty Public policy expert Randi Parker said that employees don’t have to be IT specialists to be involved in security efforts. “Everyone in your organization has a role to play in security,” said Parker, director of public policy and public advocacy for CompTia in Washington D.C. “Sixty-three percent of work devices are being […]

Despite security, crimes occur along Chicago Marathon route

By Kayla Daugherty Security was exceptionally tight along the Chicago Marathon route on Oct. 11 thanks to the combined efforts of the FBI, Illinois State and Chicago Police Department, U.S. Secret Service, U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Secret Service. Despite the heightened security, crimes still occurred along the route and in neighboring […]

Cubs fans behave during Wrigleyville celebration

By Kayla Daugherty and Alex Valentine Video by Haydee Clotter In Wrigleyville after a key game, it seemed that there might have been more security personnel than Cubs fans. Public officials and Wrigley Field event staff coordinated for three weeks to prepare for the crowd that poured out of Wrigley Field last Tuesday when the […]

Tight security at Chicago marathon keeps runners, spectators safe

Marathon Runners

By Kayla Daugherty Early on the morning of October 11, security crews started work to prepare for 45,000 runners and over a million spectators that arrived for the Chicago Marathon. The safety of thousands of runners from all over the world was Chicago Police Chief Wayne Gulliard’s goal. Gulliard is the chief of the Bureau of […]