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Public Safety

Expo offers guidance, support for female ex-offenders

Brown's proxy vote sent state money to group where husband worked

Homicides in Chicago down, number of children killed stays the same

FBI chief blames ‘ingrained’ gang culture for city homicide rate

FBI director visits Chicago after violent weekend

FOP president encouraged by ice-breaking meeting with Emanuel

Chicago detective on disability leave wins runoff for FOP president

Near West Side child abuse center embarks on overhaul

City officials presided Tuesday over an 18,000-square-foot expansion of the Chicago Children’s Advocacy Center, a private, non-profit health site in the Illinois Medical District that has acknowledged being overwhelmed by its patient intake.

Under an expansion slated to finish in December, CCAC, located at 1240 S. Damen Ave., will ramp up efforts to train the community in identifying signs of sexual and physical abuse – with the intention of increasing the number of reported incidents, according to Audrey Eisenberg, chief external affairs officer for the CCAC.

Illinois youth sex offenders drop 46.5% since 2010, report says

University of Chicago Police seeks public comments as it comes under review