At Least 7 People Killed, 48 Wounded In Weekend Gun Violence Across ChicagoAt least 55 people were shot in Chicago over the weekend, and seven of them were killed.
Maximum-Security Cook County Jail Inmates Pledge To Change Ways And Help Fight Violence In Chicago: Inside Victor Woods' Unorthodox ApproachIn an unorthodox approach to fighting violence in Chicago, a motivational speaker is taking a message directly to the maximum-security inmates at the Cook County Jail.
Attorney General Merrick Garland Visits Chicago As Feds Launch Strike Force Amid Serious Spike In ViolenceViolence in Chicago has risen to the point where the feds are stepping in, with U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland paying a visit on Thursday.
New Loyola Study Concludes Prison Sentences For Gun Charges Often Don't Target Violent Offenders And Don't Improve SafetyFor months, we have been digging into the sources of the violence, and possible solutions. As CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reported Thursday, new research looks at prison sentences – and whether or not they actually keep us safer.
Police Supt. David Brown Meets With President Biden At White House Amid Spike In Chicago Violence; New Plan Will Focus On Gun TraffickingChicago Police Supt. David Brown was headed back to Chicago late Monday after meeting with President Joe Biden in Washington to talk about the city's crime problem.
Chicago Blood Banks Face Critically Low Supply, Particularly After High Demand During Violent WeekendBlood banks across the city are feeling the impact of the nation's dangerously low blood supply – and after a violent holiday weekend, Chicago's demand for blood donations swelled even higher.
Police Supt. David Brown Blames Prosecutors, Judicial System In Part For Gun Violence, State's Attorney Kim Foxx Fires BackFollowing a July 4th holiday weekend in which 100 people were shot and 18 of them were killed, police Supt. David Brown and Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx have gotten into a very public fight.
UCAN Violence Preventers Step In After Violent Holiday Weekend, And They're Always Around In Chicago CommunitiesAfter at least 100 people were shot in Chicago this past July 4th holiday weekend, a violence intervention and prevention group is taking action.
After 100 People Were Shot In Chicago Over Holiday Weekend, Including 11 Children, Police Supt. David Brown Focuses On Illegal GunsAt least 100 people were shot in Chicago this past July 4th weekend, while we were supposed to be celebrating America’s independence.
Prior To July 4th Weekend, Violence Targets Young Children In ChicagoOne month old Terriana Smith was shot in the head during the mass shooting in Englewood Thursday night.
Police Supt. David Brown Outlines Plan To Keep Chicago Safe For July 4th Weekend; One Resident Hopes It Can Help 'Stop All This Violence'Hours before shootings wounded a 7-year-old girl on East 79th Street, a man sitting on a Green Line train who was not the intended target in Washington Park, and lastly a 1-month-old baby girl in Englewood, Chicago Police Supt. David Brown issued a letter offering a little help to officers on what could be a violent July 4th Holiday weekend.
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.
Special Session Set At City Council To Address Chicago's 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.
After Violent Weekend With 2 Mass Shootings Within About 2 Hours, Concern Grows About Violence During Upcoming July 4th HolidayAt least 77 people were shot and five of them were killed in another violent weekend in Chicago.