The City Council’s Housing Committee agreed to lease — for $1 through 2016 — two unused offices in the Martin Luther King Community Center to the foundation created to turn pain into purpose by providing mentoring, tutoring, computer and recreation programs for young people after school.
Preserving peace, striking down violence. That was the message behind a charity volleyball game tonight. Friends of slain teen Hadiya Pendleton are raising funds to keep her dreams alive.
Several Chicagoans who have lost children to gun violence were in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday for a congressional hearing on how to balance new gun laws against the constitutional rights of gun owners.
Bond has been denied for the two purported gang members allegedly responsible for gunning down a 15-year-old honor student two weeks ago.