54 Illegal Guns Seized So Far On Holiday Weekend, Police SayOn Saturday morning, Chicago police said they had already seized 54 illegal guns and arrested eight people on gun charges during the Memorial Day weekend.
Mayor Lightfoot, CPD Announce Safety Plan For Memorial Day WeekendTargeted raids on gang members and cooperation with the feds are both tactics Chicago cops are using to try to reduce Memorial Day weekend violence.
Mayor Lightfoot Unveils Plans To Combat Summertime Violence"We're engaging with people in those neighborhoods and we're bringing resources in those neighborhoods in particular where we have concerns about about any kinds of conflict."
Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson, Schools CEO Janice Jackson Keep Jobs Under Mayor Lori LightfootChicago's top cop and the CEO of Chicago's Public Schools will continue in those roles under Mayor Lori Lightfoot's administration, the mayor's office announced on Tuesday.
Mothers Gather To Remember Children Who Died From Overdoses, Demand Dealers Be Held AccountableThis Mother's Day, dozens gathered to remember those killed by drugs and to call attention to punish those responsible.
Families Of Fallen Chicago Police Officers Arrive In DC For National Police WeekThe families of four Chicago police officers who died in the line of duty last year have arrived in Washington, D.C. for National Police Week.
Fallen Chicago Police Officers To Be Honored During 'Police Week'A new video tribute honors the Chicago police officers who died in the line of duty in 2018.
Violence Prevention Plans From Chicago's Mayor-Elect, Police Superintendent Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said he's creating a new summer CTA unit, increasing bike patrols in entertainment districts, and a summer mobile patrol; all steps to reduce violence and maintain order.
City Of Chicago Sues Jussie Smollett For Costs Related To Alleged AttackA City of Chicago attorney filed a lawsuit against "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett to recoup money spent to investigate his claim of a racist and homophobic attack.
Jussie Smollett's Lawyers Say He Will Not Pay Chicago $130,000 For Alleged HoaxJussie Smollett's legal team has responded to a letter from the City of Chicago, which demanded the "Empire" actor pay for the cost of investigating his allegedly made-up story about a racist and homophobic attack.
Stepmother Goes After Drug Dealers Who Sold Ecstasy That Killed Her Teenage DaughterIllinois’ 1989 drug-induced homicide law is rarely enforced in Chicago, but prosecutors in McHenry County use it often to prosecute drug dealers.