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.
Community Leaders Plan Town Hall Meetings On Chicago ViolenceThe astounding number of shootings and homicides in Chicago last month prompted elected officials and community leaders to call for a series of town hall meetings in neighborhoods hit hardest by gun violence.
With 90 Homicides, August Was Chicago's Bloodiest Month In 20 YearsA 24-year-old man was killed and a 23-year-old man was grazed by a bullet in a shooting in the West Lawn neighborhood late Wednesday night, capping off the most violent month in Chicago in 20 years.
Chicago Wrapping Up Most Violent Month In Nearly 20 YearsWith at least 81 homicides as of Monday morning, this August already is the most violent month in Chicago in nearly 20 years, and it isn’t quite over yet.
Top Cop 'Sick And Tired' Of Violence, Wants Help From SpringfieldPolice Supt. Eddie Johnson renewed his call for state lawmakers to help curb gun violence in Chicago, on the heels of another bloody weekend, which included the murder of a police officer’s son.
Police: 8 Killed, 26 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across ChicagoEight people were killed and at least 26 more have been wounded in shootings across Chicago since Friday night.
A Family With Child Paralyzed By A Bullet Finds Comfort From StrangerSince June, 13 children under the age of 11 have been victims of gunfire in the city.

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