The day after 9-year-old Antonio Smith was shot to death in the back yard of an apartment building in the south side Grand Crossing neighborhood, several hundred people filled the yard Thursday night to offer prayers and demand action.
Leonore Draper volunteered for a non-profit and had just attended a fundraiser for Project Orange Tree when she was caught in gun crossfire. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.
According to the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation, 562 Chicago police officers have died in the line of duty in the past 161 years.
The family of 19-year-old Bryce Laspisa hasn’t heard from him since Aug. 30. Vigils were held Friday. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.
Members of the Chicago Teachers Union and others are holding an overnight vigil outside CPS headquarters ahead of Wednesdays’s Chicago Board of Education meeting at which it will consider 17 new charter schools.
A little boy’s school has become a place for his family and friends to express sorrow, and heartache.
Chicago-area people touched by violence will gather on the South and West Sides Thursday night as part of the National Vigil for Victims of Gun Violence.
About 30 people — including a local Catholic priest who was born in South Africa — took part in the hour-long vigil on Friday evening to honor Mandela, who died Thursday at age 95.
New Beginnings Church on Chicago’s South Side – less than a mile from the shooting scene — was the backdrop for the event.
(CBS) — Several hundred people turned out for an evening rally and march Friday from Saint James Episcopal Cathedral, just off the Magnificent Mile, to Stroger Hospital. The protesters in the second annual “CrossWalk” attempted […]
For seven years, Shemaraya Mannie was a victim of domestic violence.
Neighbors paid a tribute Wednesday night to the three teenagers who died when a truck struck their car Monday near Oswego.
More than 200 friends gathered Friday at the park in Oak Lawn where Michele Peters played softball.
Gun violence against children must end. That was the message a huge crowd took to the streets of Chicago Tuesday night.
Northern Illinois University will hold a vigil tonight, one year after the body of a missing student was found in a DeKalb park.
A vigil was held at the Thompson Center Plaza over the weekend to mourn and remember transgender people across the world who have been the victims of murders driven by prejudice.
Several gay rights organizations in Chicago are planning a candlelight vigil Friday night in memory of nine teens.