gang leaders

Police Supt. Garry McCarthy

Chicago Police Believe Visiting Gang Leaders Reduces Violence

Chicago’s top cop says a new police tactic for toning down violence – derided by some critics as “hug-a-thug” – has been getting positive results.

02/25/2014

Jonylah Watkins was shot and killed while with her father in a parked minivan on the South Side. Police believe the shooter was targeting her father. (Facebook)

Doctor: Damage To Jonylah Was ‘Overwhelming’

Newsradio spoke with one of the physicians who tried to save 6-month-old Jonylah Watkins in her final hours.

CBS Chicago–03/13/2013

Latin King Gang Sign (Photo Credit: PEDRO ARMESTRE/AFP/Getty Images)

High-Ranking Latin Kings Leaders Convicted

Prosecutors are hailing the conviction of the alleged top leader of the Chicago-based Latin Kings as a blow to one of the nation’s most powerful street gangs.

WBBM Newsradio–04/06/2011