Englewood Students Praise AmeriCorps City Year Workers During Visit By Senator Dick DurbinStudents at a high school in the Englewood neighborhood told Senator Dick Durbin today how much help they get in life and school from AmeriCorps City Year service workers.
CPD: Murders, Shootings Up 11 Percent In 2015In a year that put a national spotlight on Chicago and its handling of police-involved shootings, the city saw a rise in gun violence, according to crime statistics released Friday.
Commentary: McCarthy's Firing Doesn't Even Begin To Fix Chicago's ProblemsChange won’t come from the the Mayor’s Office. Change will come from Chicago’s citizens, and the Mayor will be lucky if he's allowed to help.
Students Deal With Violence Through DramaStudents at Catalyst Maria Charter High School are back on stage after last year's final school play was cancelled, because of a shooting outside the school.
After Son Sees Dead Body, Chicago Mother Takes To Blog To Express OutrageCBS 2’s Brad Edwards shows how she’s fighting the violence with her words.
Reward Grows As Neighbors Look For Answers After Murder Of 9-Year-Old BoyDozens of volunteers canvassed the Auburn Gresham neighborhood today, near where nine-year-old Tyshawn Lee was shot and killed Monday afternoon.
Army Of Moms Bring Anti-Violence Patrols To Back Of The Yards NeighborhoodA local group of moms is joining forces with police to fight back against crime in the city.
Opinion: Chicago's Failed To Lower Homicides, Here's What We Need To DoWe act aghast in months where homicides spike in Chicago, but we shouldn't be surprised. This has become the norm, and that should make everyone very, very angry.
Announcement About Major Company Offset By Grim Chicago StatisticsCBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine talks with Mayor Emanuel about new corporate citizens -- and persistent problems with violence in the inner-city.
Is Chicago Street Violence Domestic Terrorism?CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports the neighborhood is under siege by random gunfire that's killing innocent lives.
Emanuel's Budget Would Move 319 Officers From Desks To NeighborhoodsThe plan comes as Chicago is experiencing a surge in gun-related killings.
Minister's Son Among Chicago Gun Violence Victims This Labor Day WeekendLavelle Southern was killed early Sunday as he stood outside a West Loop club after a family birthday party.