CPD On One Of Deadliest Weekend Of Summer Shootings: 'One Act Of Violence Is One Too Many'Noting that he has been a Chicago Police officer for 31 years, Johnson said he has lived with and dealt with gun violence throughout his adult life. But he said he and Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot cannot be the only ones decrying violence and illegal gun use in Chicago.
The Emotional, Financial And Very Human Cost Of Gun Violence"You never wake up and you think 'this will be your last day walking.'"
Two Injured By Gunfire In South Shore NeighborhoodAuthorities said the incident happened around 4:00 Thursday afternoon in the 2800 block of East 77th. A 21-year-old man was allegedly in a verbal altercation with a group of other men standing across the corner from him.
Wellness Center In West Garfield Park Takes On Wounds Underlying Chicago's ViolenceOne medical center is trying to take on violence and substance abuse outside of the criminal justice system.
CPD's Riccio Has Lightfoot's Ire For Going On Summer VacationPolice confirmed that Anthony Riccio, CPD's First Deputy Superintendent, took a family holiday earlier this month, just after the Memorial Day weekend that resulted in 43 shootings and seven murders.
Restoring Peace To The Streets One Person At A Time"The reason I like doing this job because I helped destroy them streets, now I have the opportunity to rebuild them."
Mayor Lori Lightfoot, CPD Supt. Eddie Johnson Rally Chicagoans To Fight Violence Ahead Of Memorial Day WeekendChicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot spent Thursday night in church rallying Chicagoans to fight the violence ahead of the long holiday weekend.
Community Event Hopes A 'Call To Action' Will Curb Violence"We, as the citizens of City of Chicago, must take personal responsibility for what is happening to our city."
U.S. Attorney Says More Staff, Resources On Chicago ViolenceJohn Lausch, who was appointed by President Donald Trump nearly a year ago, told reporters at the U.S. attorney's office for northern Illinois that more Chicago federal prosecutors are dedicated to violent-crime cases than ever.
Student Eulogized After Being Killed While Attending A VigilMany of the students arrived in tears. But after it started and memories were shared, the crying gave way to smiles and laughter.
'A' Student Is The Latest Victim Of Chicago's Gun Violence"He wanted to go to a historically black college. He wanted to major in education he wanted to be the change we're looking for in this community."
Man Killed In Jackson Park ShootingA 39-year-old man was killed in an overnight shooting in Chicago's Jackson Park neighborhood, while a 36-year-old man who was also shot remains hospitalized in serious condition.
Extra Officers Out In Force For The Holiday WeekendThe state's top prosecutor rode along with the Chicago Police Superintended Eddie Johnson to try to get a sense of what is fueling the violence on the city's streets.
Labor Day Protest Planned On The Kennedy ExpresswayThe Reverend Gregory Livingston, who organized a shutdown of Lake Shore Drive last month, plans to lead the march.
Lyft Passenger Killed By Gunfire In Back Of The Yards NeighborhoodA 27-year-old woman had just gotten into her Lyft around 11:30 p.m. when someone suddenly fired.