A Chicago community so desperate to stop the surge of violence is turning to an unlikely source to bring peace to the neighborhood.
A man and a teenager were killed, and at least 7 other people were hurt in shootings across the city Wednesday afternoon. A 9-year-old boy was among the wounded.
A 9-year-old boy had stabilized in the hospital Thursday after being shot in the chest while riding in a car with his mother the night before.
A teen boy was fatally shot in the South Side Auburn Gresham neighborhood Thursday afternoon.
A 19-year-old former student at Glenbard East High School in Lombard was in custody on Wednesday, accused of planning a “Columbine-style” attack on the school, with a list of people he wanted to target.
A woman has died and two others were critically wounded during a shooting in an South Side Englewood neighborhood park Saturday night.
An Englewood man who spends his time fighting gang violence has had another relative murdered and he’s asking that there be no retaliation, reports WBBM’s Veronica Carter.
On the corner near St. Sabina Church on the South Side – a grim reminder that Mother’s Day is not a day to celebrate for the women whose sons and daughters have been killed.
At least 10 people were wounded — including two 16 year olds — in shootings throughout the city Tuesday evening.
Sadly, the warm weather often means more crime. Jason in the Uptown neighborhood sent us an e-mail about a shooting this week near Truman College. In this Original Report, CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker caught up with officers walking the beat near the scene of the crime.
A man is dead after being critically wounded during a shooting Monday morning in the South Shore neighborhood, police said.
Chicago’s mayor and top cop are talking about how police handled unruly mobs downtown this past weekend, and what it might mean for visitors planning to come to the City this summer, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
An alleged gang member was shot and killed and another man was injured Friday evening during a gang-related shooting in the Logan Square neighborhood.
Chicago Police are moving back toward community policing – by having officers on foot in some of the most violence-prone neighborhoods.
This past weekend, two brothers were on their way to their grandmother’s house for Sunday dinner. Both brothers were shot and killed.
Funeral home directors and morticians led a demonstration against gun violence in Chicago.
Eleven churches from the west side Austin neighborhood hope to curb violence in the community by reaching out one-on-one to teens.
Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy showed off some of the 1220 guns seized by officers in the first nine weeks of the year, and he said he’s considering expanding the number of “hot zones” he saturates with officers on overtime.
Funeral services were held today on the West Side for an 18-year-old Chicago High School student shot in the back, allegedly by a gang member aiming for someone else, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Funeral directors on Friday held the visitation for the 15-year-old Chicago teen who performed at President Obama’s inauguration festivities only to be gunned down days later on the South Side.