Students Stage Peace March On South SideThe students were hoping to deliver a message of hope and resilience. As they begin their summer break, they want to see less bloodshed on city streets.
Rush: Jobs Key To Curbing Street ViolenceU.S. Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Illinois) said the coalition of political and business leaders who attended a meeting he organized Wednesday to discuss strategies to quell street violence will make the latest efforts the most effective yet.
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.
Quinn Open-Minded About Using State Resources To Curb Chicago ViolenceQuinn said state police are already helping patrol in East St. Louis, another city that has its challenges with violent crime.
Preckwinkle Pulls Back On Criticizing Mayor For Violence LevelsIn remarks at the Union League Club, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle seemed dissatisfied with the way the city is confronting the high number of shootings and homicides in some neighborhoods.
Ministers Seek To Make This Weekend "Peace Weekend"Dozens of local ministers have declared this upcoming weekend "Peace Weekend," and are asking people to work together to end street violence.