Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Police Supt. Garry McCarthy met with federal law enforcement officials and local community organizations and religious leaders on Monday to discuss joint efforts to reduce gun violence in Chicago, on the heels of a weekend when at least 43 people were shot, four of them fatally.
Activists have raised questions about the future of a South Side hospital, due to financial troubles.
After another violent weekend in Chicago, dozens of South Side churches are pledging to walk the streets to prevent more bloodshed.
Community activists in the Back of the Yards neighborhood says they’re not asking for much. They want one alderman.