Supt. McCarthy: Slain Boy's Dad A 'Ranking' Gang Member, Not Cooperating With AuthoritiesAmari Brown, 7, was fatally shot in the Humboldt Park neighborhood after watching fireworks with family members.
Member Of Violent Hobos "Supergang" Cooperating With FedsThey made their name robbing NBA stars and slaying federal informants, authorities say. But the Hobos, an ultra violent Chicago “supergang,” suffered a heavy blow Wednesday when a middle-ranking member confessed to his role in five murders — and vowed to help the government convict his former bosses.
WATCH: Patrolling The Streets Of Gary, Ind.At the end of a solemn day in Gary, Ind., CBS 2's Brad Edwards hits the streets in a city titling with violence, with the head of the county's gang unit.
Gang Problem Growing, Seeping Into Suburbs, Authorities SayGrim statistics were at the heart of multi-state summit held Friday in Oak Brook. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports.
McCarthy: Cops Taking Report Of Gang 'Hit Squad' SeriouslyBeing a police officer just got more dangerous in Chicago. According to information gathered by the Cook County Sheriff's office, a street gang wants to ambush and kill police officers near 19th and Oakley west of the Loop. CBS 2's Mai Martinez reports.
Shooting Victim Drives Himself To Firehouse For HelpChicago Police said a 19-year-old man was shot in the arm early this morning - and drove himself to a firehouse to get help.
Teen Who Saved Girl From Gunfire Receives Military HonorRony Monzon has scars near his heart. He was seriously wounded in July when he protected his friend from what he said was gunfire meant for a gangbanger.
Two Elgin Men Arrested With Gun Planned To Avenge Death Of Friend Two Elgin men were arrested in the West Side Austin neighborhood Saturday with a loaded automatic weapon that they planned to use to avenge the shooting death of a friend.
$500K Bond For Man Charged With Shooting, Robbing Off-Duty Cop A gang member was charged with attempted murder Friday after allegedly shooting an off-duty Chicago Police officer three times early Monday.
Man Found Shot Dead Near Evanston High School A 23-year-old Evanston man was fatally shot in the head, his body left in a rear alley just north of Evanston High School.
$25K Bond For Teen Caught With Handgun At Gang Funeral Roosevelt J. Yarber, 17, was arrested and charged after a witness allegedly told officers that Yarber had a handgun during a funeral service.
Friends, Family Say Goodbye To Innocent Teen Killed By Gang Gunfire Porshe Foster, 15, was a sophomore in high school, a straight-A student, an aspiring architect, and an athlete. CBS 2's Brad Edwards reports.