Overall, violent crime is down in Chicago and other cities have a higher murder rate.  That is no comfort to neighborhoods that are in the crosshairs of gang violence.  Twice this month, more than 50 people were shot over the course of a weekend.

CBS Chicago is committed to covering what’s driving the crime and what is being done to stop it.




At Least 58 People Shot In Chicago This Weekend; 6 Dead, 52 Wounded

Johnson: ‘It Doesn’t Take A Rocket Scientist’ To Figure Out Why Shootings Won’t Stop

Police Plan To Release Video Of Teen’s Shooting; Death Ruled Suicide, But Disputed By Family

Undaunted In Face Of Shootings, Englewood Residents March In Back To School Parade

24 People Shot In 12 Hours To Start The Weekend In Chicago

3-Year-Old Boy Among 7 Wounded In Englewood Shooting

New Video Shows Tension After Police Shooting Of Harith Augustus

Hundreds Of CPD Officers Working Desk Jobs, Not On Streets Fighting Crime

Reputed Gang Members Stand Trial In Death of Hadiya Pendleton

For Crime Witnesses, Protecting A Family’s Safety Outweighs Community’s Security

Officer More Fearful Of ‘Media Reaction’ Than Being Killed On Job; Proactive Policing Is Thing Of Past

High Unsolved Murdered Rate Worsened By Uncooperative Communities

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Eddie Johnson Frustrated After Another Bloody Weekend



Teenagers Reported Missing Found Shot To Death On Far South Side



5,000 Attend Fight For Peace Fest In North Lawndale



Family Demands Answers From CPD After 15-Year Old Commits Suicide



7 Shot On Chicago’s South Side, Including Toddler



COPA Releases New Footage Of Police Shooting Of Harith Augustus



Hundreds Of CPD Officers Are Not On Streets Fighting Crime



For Crime Witnesses, Protecting Their Family Comes Before Community Security