Mayor Lightfoot, Supt. Brown Again Complain About Violent Criminals On Electronic Monitoring, Say 200 More CPD Detectives Will Come On This YearChicago Police this year will be adding 200 more detectives while focusing on fighting gangs and illegal gun trafficking, while also focusing on the root causes of crime, Mayor Lori Lightfoot and police Supt. David Brown said Tuesday.
Mayor Lightfoot Presents Plan Under Which City Would Sue Street Gangs, But Will It Work?Mayor Lori Lightfoot is eMore controversy was stirring late Tuesday about a Chicago city ordinance that would allow the city to file lawsuits against street gangs – seeking money and other assets.
Security Cameras Are Being Destroyed In Brighton Park, Gang Members BlamedNeighbors in Brighton Park are working hard to protect their homes, only to find their security cameras getting smashed.
Gangs Marking Turf In Avondale By Bending Street Signs, AgainThe street signs in an Avondale neighborhood are so mangled drivers can’t see them, but that’s only the beginning.
Alderman Says Gangs Have Left At Least 13 Blocks In The Dark In Brighton Park, And Problem Is Getting WorseBrighton Park is in the dark, with street lights completely out on than a dozen blocks.
Another Alligator Found In ChicagoIt's the second alligator found in Chicago since July. The elusive Chance the Snapper was discovered in the Humboldt Park Lagoon.
High-Level Chicago Gang Member Arrested On Drug ChargesA high-level member of the Four Corner Hustlers street gang has been arrested on federal drug charges for allegedly selling large quantities of heroin on Chicago's West Side.
5 Years After Activist's Murder, Lenore Draper Is Gone But Not ForgottenDraper was killed by a stray bullet from gang crossfire outside her West Pullman home in April 2014 shortly after she attended an anti-violence event.
Telling Stories Of Gang Life, While Risking Their OwnDozens of gangland videographers like him nationwide risk their lives to provide a voice for communities routinely ignored by mainstream media, creating an alternative news genre that Cotton's friend Zack Stoner liked to call "hood CNN" before he was killed in a drive-by shooting last year in Chicago.
“We Gonna Kill Him…You Hear Me, He Gon’ Get Hurt.” Gun-Wielding Men Mock Police In Viral Facebook VideoA shocking video posted on Facebook this week has prompted a search for two armed men who were mocking police in a cruiser that pulled up next to them on a Chicago street
Near West Suburban Police See Rise In Chicago Gang ArrestsA police chief said pressure on gangs by Chicago Police is creating challenges for departments in the near west suburbs.
Ald. Lopez Speaks Out On Gang Violence, Regardless Of ThreatsAlderman Raymond Lopez is not backing away from comments that apparently provoked a street gang's threats against him.
Ohio Pastor Clarifies: He Meant 'Former' Chicago Gang Leaders Want Trump MeetingWBBM spoke with church pastor Dr. Darrell Scott after his meeting with the president.
Most Accidental Shootings Of Illinois Children In ChicagoForty-two times during a 2½-year span, a child was killed or injured in an accidental shooting in Illinois.
Gang Factions Declare Truce In Response To Innocents Caught In CrossfireAt least six different factions are taking part in the truce. The boundaries are from State to Stoney and 55th to 67th. CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports.