Chicago Police Department Says Murders Down 30 Percent, Shootings Down 17 Percent Through Marchoverall crime took a 30 percent dip in March, and there were 17 percent less shootings.
I-57 Has More Shootings Than Any Area Expressway, Likely Due To Design, Expert SaysThere have been more shootings on I-57 in recent months than any any other area expressway. The reason is far from clear, but one transportation expert explained how the design of this highway could have something to do with it.
Baby Among 4 Shot In South LoopFour people, including a baby, were shot near State Street and Cermak Road around 9:15 p.m. Wednesday.
11 Year Old Girl Shot In Chest In Chicago's Pullman Neighborhood, 1 Other WoundedAn 11-year-old girl is in serious condition after getting shot in the chest in Chicago’s Pullman neighborhood. The 11-year-old and a 17-year-old were shot while walking home Sunday night.
2 Girls Shot Overnight In West PullmanTwo girls were shot in the West Pullman neighborhood Sunday night, police said.
Four People Shot In Two Hours Early Sunday MorningFour people were shot in Chicago in the early morning hours Sunday.
Guilty Verdict In Hadiya Pendleton MurderKenneth Williams, the alleged driver of the man suspected of killing Hadiya Pendleton, has been found guilty of first degree murder.
Chicago Sees Sharp Drop In Weekend ShootingsWeekend shootings in Chicago took a sharp dip from last weekend when close to 70 people were hit by gunfire.
2 Painters Shot, One Killed In Washington HeightsA Vietnam Veteran described what he calls a “warzone” in Chicago as he tried to save his friend who had just been shot.
Chicago's Bloodiest Weekend Sees First ArrestChicago police on Thursday announced the first arrest in connection with Chicago's most violent weekend of the year.
3 Shot, 1 Killed Near National Night Out Event To Combat Gun ViolenceResidents on Chicago’s South and West sides are speaking up following an announcement by the Chicago Police Department that more officers will be deployed to their communities due to area gun violence.
Chicago Neighborhoods Under Siege: 12 Dead In Shocking Gun Violence; 'Our Souls Are Burdened,' Says Mayor EmanuelThe shootings that gripped Chicago over the weekend were shocking, even by Chicago’s standards.
More Police Protests Planned For Today, Urge Johnson To ResignA group of people led by Pastor Gregory Livingston of the New Hope Baptist Church will march starting at Chicago police headquarters to protest the fatal police shooting of 37-year-old Harith Augustus on Saturday.
Chicago Police Seize About One Illegal Gun Every HourChicago Police seize an average of one illegal gun every hour.
Chicago Police Report Violent Crime Numbers Continue To FallSo far this year, police say there have been 249 homicides compared to 320 during the same period last year.