At Least 9 People Killed, 47 Wounded So Far In Chicago Weekend Gun Violence; 3-Year-Old Boy Among SurvivorsAt least 56 people had been shot in Chicago this weekend as of Sunday afternoon, and nine of them had been killed.
Some Improvement Seen After CPD 'Flooded' Violent Beats With Officers As Summer Safety Strategy, Overall Crime Figures Remain Grim In Affected CommunitiesChicago's violent streak is sparking outrage in the city’s neighborhoods and drawing attention around the country. But what about the efforts city leaders said out at the start of summer to "flood the zone" of violent neighborhoods with police presence and using parts of government in new ways to curb crime?
At Least 6 Killed, 59 Wounded In Chicago Labor Day Weekend Gun ViolenceAt least 62 people had been shot this Labor Day holiday weekend in Chicago as of Monday evening, and six of them had been killed.
Amid Violent Holiday Weekend In Which 4-Year-Old Boy Was Shot And Killed, CBS 2 Pulls Up On Yet Another Scene Of A Deadly ShootingThis Labor Day marks an unofficial end to a violent summer. As of late Monday afternoon, at least 58 people had been shot in Chicago since 5 p.m. Friday and five of them had been killed – including a 4-year-old boy.
Antiviolence Advocates Fast, Pray, And Plead For Help Amid Labor Day Weekend Spike In Chicago Gun ViolenceSpikes in violence are typical during holiday weekends, and this Labor Day weekend in Chicago has been no exception.
At Least 6 Killed, 56 Shot In Chicago Weekend Gun ViolenceAt least 56 people had been shot in Chicago this weekend and six of them were killed.
Chicago CRED Works To Create Change By Pulling Young People Out Of Cycle Of Violence, PovertyWe hear so much about violence in Chicago – with each bullet changing lives forever. But sometimes in the long run, hope can triumph over tragedy. CBS 2’s Tim McNicholas introduced us Friday morning to three Chicago men who are trying to make a difference.
At Least 7 People Killed, 50 Wounded In Weekend Shootings In Chicago; 7-Year-Old Girl Among Those KilledAt least 57 people were shot in Chicago over the weekend, and seven of them had been killed.
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.