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.
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.
Protest Against Chicago Violence On South Side While A Vigil Is Held Across TownThis afternoon, hundreds took to the streets, calling for peace. And this evening, hundreds more are paying their respects to one of the latest victims of the violence.
More Than 1,000 Recreate MLK's March In Chicago, 50 Years LaterSt. Sabina pastor Michael Pfleger had just finished his junior year in high school, and he was there when Martin Luther King got a hostile reception in Marquette Park.
Help Sought In Search For Suspects In Murder Of Family Dollar ManagerChicago police and local activists were asking for help identifying the suspects in a series of robberies at Family Dollar store, including one in which the manager was shot and killed earlier this month.
St. Sabina Hosts Gun BuybackSt. Sabina Catholic Church held a gun turn-in program Saturday, offering $100 gift cards for guns, no questions asked, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Anti-Violence Protesters March On South SideAbout 60 people, representing a variety of causes, marched through the South Side Woodlawn and Englewood neighborhoods Saturday.
Fr. Pfleger: Cop Issues Parking Tickets To St. Sabina Parishioners During ServicesFather Michael Pfleger says a Chicago Police officer issued parking tickets to his parishioners during services at Saint Sabina this weekend.
Veterans Protest Flying American Flag Below Chi-Raq Flag At St. SabinaMembers of veterans' motorcycle clubs gathered outside St. Sabina on Thursday to protest the American flag being flown at half mast, with a Chi-Raq flag from the recent Spike Lee film at the top of the pole.
Marchers Hope 2016 Will Be Less Violent In ChicagoParticipants say they hope the pace of killing slows in the weeks and months to come.
Activists March On Magnificent Mile To Protest Laquan McDonald ShootingActivists shut down part of Michigan Avenue on Black Friday, and planned to march to Water Tower Place, to protest the fatal police shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
Spike Lee Film "Chi-Raq" Premiering In ChicagoThe movie opens nationwide December 4.