Middle-School Students Push 'Baskets Not Bullets'CBS 2's Sandra Torres re-introduces us to the young founders of the anti-violence initiative.
Hadiya Pendleton's Friends Organize National 'Wear Orange' Anti-Violence MovementYou'll be seeing a lot of orange in Chicago and in cities across the country on Tuesday, as part of National Gun Violence Awareness Day, inspired by the friends and family of a high school honor student slain in Chicago two years ago.
State Panel Subpoenas Former Head Of Gov. Quinn's Anti-Crime ProgramThe vote means committee members will compel Barbara Shaw to answer questions about the $55 million Neighborhood Recovery Initiative.
Anti-Violence Agency Director Slow To Pass Out Grants, Critics SayToni Irving is a PhD in English and literature who oversaw the now-dissolved Illinois Violence Prevention Authority and then got a raise from $119,000 to $250,000 a year. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
Friends, Family Mark The Murder Of Anti-Violence Activist One Week LaterLeonore Draper volunteered for a non-profit and had just attended a fundraiser for Project Orange Tree when she was caught in gun crossfire. CBS 2's Brad Edwards reports.
Feds Probing Quinn's Embattled Anti-Violence ProgramFederal prosecutors sought information on the Neighborhood Recovery Initiative from the Illinois State Comptroller's office, which handles the state's checkbook.
Woman Attended Anti-Violence Fundraiser Before Being Fatally ShotThirty-two-year-old Leonore Draper was shot in the arm and chest inside a car in the West Pullman neighborhood on Friday night.
Sharpton To Do Anti-Violence Work In Chicago The Rev. Al Sharpton said Sunday that he wants to put Chicago's violence problem in the national spotlight and will spend a few months in the city working on the ground with other church and community leaders.
Quinn Talks Anti-Violence At Chicago Churches Gov. Pat Quinn spent his second consecutive Sunday at Chicago houses of worship calling for more anti-violence efforts on city streets and the need for an assault weapons ban — pointing specifically to the recent shooting death of a 6-month-old girl.
Religious Leaders To March Against Youth ViolencePalm Sunday marked the beginning of Holy Week on the Christian calendar, and now, political and religious leaders are using the sacred message to combat youth violence by holding a march.
Pfleger Leads Anti-Violence March Near St. SabinaIn the face of a murder a few blocks away from his church, Rev. Michael Pfleger took some bold steps Sunday, and so did several dozen of the faithful from St. Sabina Parish.
CeaseFire Marching To Stop ViolenceAnti-violence protesters plan to hit the streets of Chicago and six other communities tonight to get ahead of spring shootings.