Sundays On State Seeks To Return Safe Activity To The LoopExactly a week after big crowds created chaos in downtown Chicago on the night of July 4th, a new initiative was under way Sunday to bring safe activity back to the Loop.
Chicago Police Tout Drop In Violent Crime Compared With Last Year, But Experts Say Figures Can Be MisleadingCoincidentally just minutes after a 9-year-old girl was shot and critically wounded at 79th Street and Maryland Avenue Thursday afternoon, Chicago Police Supt. David Brown stepped up to the mic for a news conference to talk about the city’s drop in violence.
25 Chicago Aldermen Say Crime Is At Crisis Level In Chicago, Are Ready To Demand That Police Supt. David Brown Appear Before City CouncilOut-of-control violence and a looming hot holiday weekend have almost two dozen aldermen demanding answers from Chicago Police Supt. David Brown.
Transit Union Head Says Crime In Chicago Has Left CTA Drivers Unsafe And Labor Action Could FollowThe spike in violence across Chicago has caught the attention of everyone – and Chicago Transit Authority employees working in the streets say they are experiencing it firsthand.
Chicago Shootings Increased In April, But Murders Decreased: PoliceShootings are up for the month of April along with more victims, according to crime statistics the Chicago Police Department released.
AG William Barr Credits Operation Legend With Reducing Chicago Crime; Mayor Lightfoot Says, 'Nobody Should Be Taking A Victory Lap'U.S. Attorney General William Barr was in Chicago Wednesday touting success with Operation Legend to reduce crime in the city.
11 Killed, At Least 70 People Shot In Weekend Violence Across ChicagoIt was another violent weekend in Chicago.
Despite Stay-At-Home Order, Memorial Day Weekend 2020 Is Deadliest In Chicago In YearsThe Memorial Day weekend still had several hours to go late Monday afternoon, but it was already the deadliest in Chicago in years.
CPD: March Records Show 10% Drop In Crime, But 22% Increase In ShootingsMarch crime records show a 10% decrease in crime from last March, according to Chicago police.
Man Fatally Stabbed After Confrontation In Richard's Bar; One Suspect In CustodyA 23-year-old man was fatally stabbed late Friday night, after being involved in a verbal dispute with a 30-year-old man inside of a Fulton River District bar.
CPD To Add SWAT Officers To CTA Trains, Platforms After String Of Violent CrimesThe move comes days after a man shot and killed a man in the Jackson CTA tunnel connecting the Red Line and Blue Line.
Boy, 15, Charged With Accidentally Shooting 14-Year-Old Girl In Little VillageA 15-year-old boy has been charged with accidentally shooting a 14-year-old girl in Little Village this weekend.
Neighbors Gather To Grieve, Seek Answers After Murders Of 2 Men In ChinatownNeighbors gathered in Chinatown Monday night to get answers and grieve following a shooting that left two men dead.
CPD: 9 Homicides In Chicago's Deadliest Weekend Of The YearHomicides and shootings have dropped significantly the past three years in Chicago, after a 2016 surge in deaths captured national attention.
Chicago's Homicide Rate Decreases For The Third Straight YearThe nation's third-most populous city has recorded 490 murders in 2019 as of Tuesday morning, Chicago police say -- about 13% lower than 2018's total of 564.