Pastor Corey Brooks and promoters Asa Powell and Victor Woods said they talked with gang leaders for three weeks to try to assure a violence-free Labor Day.
Sen. Mark Kirk is applauding law enforcement’s efforts to stop gangs. He focused on more than one program in a tour of Cook County Jail on Wednesday, reports WBBM’s Craig Delimore reports.
Gang members fear if they back down in confrontations with police, they will face beatings or financial sanctions from gang leaders, Chicago’s top cop says.
This guilt-by-association narrative surrounding DeSean Jackson is ridiculous.
Senator Mark Kirk says “it’s not a lock” that the $18.5 million to combat gangs will all go to Chicago – to help Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy and his work.
For the first time in a while, both parties appear to be on the same page, if you take them at their word, CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
The leader of a West Side gang and 32 others were charged Wednesday with participating in a narcotics enterprise responsible for a 2011 murder and other acts of violence,
A purported Latin Saint allegedly shot a member of his gang who was a witness in a pending case, authorities said.
U.S. Senator Mark Kirk is once again shining a spotlight on the problem of street-gang violence.
Callers trying to enjoy the Fourth of July on Chicago’s lakefront were reporting incidents of chaos. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reviews the recordings.
Standing before some of the more than 4,000 guns seized by Chicago Police this year, Superintendent Garry McCarthy outlined four cases where men picked up for unlawful use of a weapon later became victims.
CHICAGO (CBS) — In a community all too familiar with gunfire, the sound of softball is a signal of peace. As part of CBS 2’s week-long look at breaking the cycle of violence in Chicago, […]
CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports on efforts to break the cycle of violence in Chicago. She talks with a stepfather-to-be who has a history of gang membership.
Five people were killed and at least 16 other people — including four teenagers and a 72-year-old woman — were wounded in shootings across the city since Friday night.
Racketeering and conspiracy charges were filed against 23 defendants who are primarily top leaders and members of the Black Souls gang, Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez said.
Three men were killed and at least 16 others were wounded in gun violence across the city from Tuesday afternoon to Wednesday morning.
Three people have been killed and at least 13 others wounded in gun violence throughout the city since Friday afternoon.
Newsradio spoke with one of the physicians who tried to save 6-month-old Jonylah Watkins in her final hours.
Police can safeguard students “crossing gang boundaries” to get to new schools after their Chicago Public Schools are closed, but there’s a “lot of work to do to make it happen,” Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said Thursday.
A coalition of Cicero officials and one Chicago activist are hoping for a little more cooperation in the area of bridge between the two communities.