Supt. Eddie Johnson: Criminals Think Chicago Judicial System 'A Joke'Chicago's police superintendent said criminals view Cook County's judicial system as "a joke" when it comes to holding gang gunmen accountable for their violence.
Emanuel Tells Trump To 'Send More FBI, DEA, ATF Agents'Hours after President Donald Trump suggested it would be a good idea to sit down with Chicago gang leaders, and again said he might have to take matters into his own hands to address violent crime in the city, Mayor Rahm Emanuel essentially told the new president to put his money where his mouth is.
Ohio Pastor Claims Chicago Gangs Want To Work With Trump To Fight CrimeDr. Darrell Scott, senior pastor of New Revival Center in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, was a guest of Trump's at an African-American History Month meeting at the White House, and claimed he was "contacted by some of the top gang thugs in Chicago for a sit-down."
Emanuel, Aldermen Leery Of Trump's Threat To "Send In The Feds" To Fight CrimePresident Donald Trump did not specify what he meant when he threatened to “send in the feds” if Chicago doesn’t get violent crime under control, but city leaders and clergy said the last thing the city needs is National Guard troops on every street corner.
Trump Threatens To Send In Feds If Chicago Doesn't Fix 'Carnage'Newly sworn President Donald Trump warned Tuesday he would send in "the Feds" if the city of Chicago cannot reverse its recent surge in violence.
Alderman Lopez, Activists Want Rebate Surplus For Violence PreventionResidents and activists from the Brighton Park neighborhood came to City Hall to push for more money for violence prevention programs.
Rahm To Trump: Help Fight Crime With Summer Jobs, After-School ProgramsOn Twitter earlier this week, Trump noted Chicago ended 2016 with at least 762 murders, and said “If Mayor can’t do it he must ask for Federal help!”
2 Teens Killed, A Woman Wounded In East Garfield Park ShootingTwo teenage boys were killed and a woman was wounded in a shooting Tuesday afternoon in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side, according to Chicago Police.
Chicago Surpasses 750 Murders As Carnage Takes National SpotlightChicago will end 2016 with nearly 800 murders, a level of bloodshed not seen in two decades, as city leaders struggle to find a solution to the surge in gun violence this year.
Gun Killing Resumes In Chicago After Rare, 4-Day BreakThe city is up to at least 765 murders this year, with nine days to go. CBS 2's Lauren Victory reports.
County Gun Violence Report Calls For More Cop CollaborationWhile crime does not respect municipal boundaries, police agencies in Cook County have no uniform way to compare their crime data or trace weapons used in crime, according to a report from a county task force on gun violence.
Cupich Asks Business Leaders To Join Fight Against ViolenceCardinal Blase Cupich made his first public appearance Friday since being elevated to the rank of cardinal last month.