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Summary: Kasper Carr is a master thief, targeting businesses in the Chicago area. He stakes out fresh opportunities in front of a documentary film crew, which gradually becomed complicit in his crimes. As the director and producer become entangled in the allure of their fascinating subject and the legal ramifications of their actions, Carr pursues a series of larger-scale and more dangerous jobs. All...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Indie Films 2007

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF STR

Summary: Combating the city's most heinous crimes, the priority of Detective Sergeant Hank Voight and his intelligence team has always been to protect their great city, bringing criminals to justice by any means necessary. Facing a new day and age in Chicago, Police are under siege and under a microscope. With police reform in full swing, the team is forced to navigate treacherous conditions in their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Ch 5

Summary: Emmy-winning Executive Producer Dick Wolf delivers the gripping sixth season. The gritty police drama delves into the lives of the men and women of the Chicago Police Department's elite Intelligence Unit as they combat organized crime, drug trafficking, homicides and more on the tough streets of Chicago. Under the command of the tenacious Sergeant Hank Voight, the intelligence squad dishes out...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2019

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Ch 6

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Summary: At the helm of the Intelligence Unit is Sergeant Hank Voight, a man not against crossing legal and ethical lines to ensure the safety of the men and women of the Chicago Police Department's District 21 who put it all on the line to serve and protect the security of the city he loves.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2014

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Summary: 1933. It is the fourth year of the Great Depression. For John Dillinger, Alvin Karpis and Baby Face Nelson, it is the golden age of bank robbery. After serving a ten-year prison sentence, John Dillinger embarks on a cross-country bank-robbing spree with help from his associates: faithful driver Red Hamilton, cocky lookout Homer Van Meter, and murderous hothead Baby Face Nelson. He relocates to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures 2009

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Alikhan, Salima

Summary: Emmi, a German immigrant, is living in Chicago when the Great Fire breaks out on October 8, 1871, and, separated from her father, she finds herself with her neighbors, Cara and Seamus, braving the smoke and flames trying to escape the danger of the burning city, and searching for all their parents.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2019

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Bogira, Steve.

Summary: This book is the story of one year in one courtroom in Chicago's Cook County Criminal Courthouse, the busiest felony courthouse in the country. We see the system through the eyes of the men and women who experience it, not only in the courtroom but in the lockup, the jury room, the judge's chambers, the spectators' gallery. We witness from behind the scenes the highest-profile case of the year,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 345 BOG

Algren, Nelson

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seven Stories Press 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALG

Larson, Erik

Summary: Tells the parallel stories of Daniel Burnham, the main architect of the 1893 Chicago World's Fair, and serial killer Henry H. Holmes, discussing the challenges Burnham faced in creating the hugely successful White City, and looking at how Holmes used the opportunities afforded by the fair to lure victims to their deaths.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Large Print Press (Gale, Cengage Learning) 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP 364.152 LAR

Lindberg, Richard

Summary: "Gangland Chicago is a revealing look at the Chicago underworld of yesterday and today. This comprehensive volume is sure to entertain and inform any reader interested in the evolution of organized crime and gangs in America's most representative city of the American Heartland"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 LIN

Summary: Return to ground zero in the fight against Chicago crime in all 23 episodes of this critically acclaimed drama. In Season Three, Hank Voight's intelligence unit is in the final stretch of taking down a powerful kingpin when one of his detectives is severely beaten and kidnapped. In a race against time, Voight makes the difficult decision to bring back one of the disgraced former members of his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Ch 3

Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: Oscar Starling never wanted to come to Chicago. But then Oscar finds himself not just in the heart of the big city but in the middle of a terrible fire! No one knows exactly how it began, but one thing is clear: Chicago is like a giant powder keg about to explode. An army of firemen is trying to help, but this fire is a ferocious beast that wants to devour everything in its path, including...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2015

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC TAR

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC TAR

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC TAR

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION TAR

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Tarshis 2015

Cowan, David

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lake Claremont Press 2001

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 977.3 COW

Summary: Chess Records was located on the south side of Chicago. In 1947, it began recording blues music with Muddy Waters and Little Walter. This eventually gave birth to rock and roll in 1955 with Chuck Berry. Record producer, Leonard Chess has an ear for this different type of music and believes he can cash in by signing up new talent such as songwriter, Willie Dixon, Howlin' Wolf, and Etta James....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2009

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA CAD

Estleman, Loren D.

Summary: In 1944, an FBI junior agent is dispatched by J. Edgar Hoover to infiltrate Capone's organization, an effort that is compromised by Capone's haunted memories of prison and declining health.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2013

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Summary: Led by Sgt. Hank Voight, the diverse team takes on a demanding roster of cases, including possible terrorist activity, the murder of a sex offender, and a ruthless cop killer. Loyalties are tested and boundaries, both personal and professional, are pushed in all 23 action-packed episodes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2016

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Ch 4

Corbitt, Michael.

Summary: The authors traces his life from juvenile delinquent to decorated Illinois Chief of Police who was also working for the Mob.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2003

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 364.1 COR

Eig, Jonathan.

Summary: Traces the criminal investigation of the notorious mobster, documenting his rise during the Prohibition era, the legal strategy that enabled his prosecution, and the possibility that he was innocent of the St. Valentine's Day massacre.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 EIG

Eig, Jonathan.

Summary: Traces the criminal investigation of the notorious mobster, documenting his rise during the Prohibition era, the legal strategy that enabled his prosecution, and the possibility that he was innocent of the St. Valentine's Day massacre.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2010

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 364.1092 EIG

Summary: Tom and Kate Baker have made many sacrifices in their professional lives in order to raise their 12 children. When Tom is offered a job as a Division I college football coach, he moves the entire pack to a suburb in Chicago. This move shakes up the entire family, but when Kate's memoirs get published, she takes off on a book tour. The lack of parental guidance creates problems for all the Baker...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2004

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE CHE

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Ch

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Cheaper 2003

Summary: A high-powered Chicago attorney defends a penniless altar boy accused of murdering the local archbishop.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Pictures 1998

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER PRI

Corbitt, Michael.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1 COR

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Summary: From Primetime Emmy Award-winning executive producer Dick Wolf (Law and Order) and the team behind Chicago Fire, comes Season Two of the gritty drama Chicago P.D. Follow Sergeant Hank Voight (Jason Beghe; Californication) and his team of detectives, including former military man Jay Halstead (Jesse Lee Soffer; As the World Turns) and Erin Lindsay (Sophia Bush; One Tree Hill), in their battles...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2015

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Brandt, Nat.

Contents: Warning signs -- "Absolutely fireproof" -- Play and players -- Opening night -- 3:15 p.m., Wednesday, December 30, 1903 -- In the Parquet and Boxes -- In the Dress Circle and Gallery -- The rescuers -- The news spreads rapidly -- Morgue scenes -- In mourning -- A state of shock -- Safety last -- Finger pointing -- Blind justice -- Curtains -- Ashes and Embers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Southern Illinois University Press 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.3 BRA