Most Accidental Shootings Of Illinois Children In ChicagoForty-two times during a 2½-year span, a child was killed or injured in an accidental shooting in Illinois.
Gang Factions Declare Truce In Response To Innocents Caught In CrossfireAt least six different factions are taking part in the truce. The boundaries are from State to Stoney and 55th to 67th. CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
Nine-Year-Old Boy Was Lured Into Alley, Executed: McCarthyA nine-year old boy who was gunned down on the South Side was lured into an alley an executed in an apparent gang-related retaliation, Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said Thursday.
Residents Say Gang Members Have Taken Over Neighborhood ParkOne woman says sometimes she feels like a prisoner in her home. CBS 2's Mai Martinez reports.
Police: 4 Killed, 17 Wounded In Weekend ShootingsFour people were killed and at least 17 others–including a 13-year-old boy–have been injured in Chicago gun violence since Friday morning, police said.
Pastor Asks Gangs To Hold Their Fire Over Labor Day WeekendPastor 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.
Kirk Meets With Gang Members During Tour Of Cook County JailSen. 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.
McCarthy: Armed Suspects Would Rather Confront Cops Than SurrenderGang 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.
Baffoe: I'm Rooting For DeSean JacksonThis guilt-by-association narrative surrounding DeSean Jackson is ridiculous.
Kirk: More Than $18 Million Available To Cops To Fight Street GangsSenator 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.
U.S. Attorney, Mayor Signal More Cooperation In Fighting Street ViolenceFor 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.
Gang’s Reputed ‘King’ Among Dozens Charged In Drug ConspiracyThe 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,