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.
Nine-Year-Old Boy Was Lured Into Alley, Executed: McCarthyA nine-year old boy who was gunned down on the South Side was lured into an alley an executed in an apparent gang-related retaliation, Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said Thursday.
Residents Say Gang Members Have Taken Over Neighborhood ParkOne woman says sometimes she feels like a prisoner in her home. CBS 2's Mai Martinez reports.
Police: 4 Killed, 17 Wounded In Weekend ShootingsFour people were killed and at least 17 others–including a 13-year-old boy–have been injured in Chicago gun violence since Friday morning, police said.
Pastor Asks Gangs To Hold Their Fire Over Labor Day WeekendPastor Corey Brooks and promoters Asa Powell and Victor Woods said they talked with gang leaders for three weeks to try to assure a violence-free Labor Day.
Kirk Meets With Gang Members During Tour Of Cook County JailSen. Mark Kirk is applauding law enforcement's efforts to stop gangs. He focused on more than one program in a tour of Cook County Jail on Wednesday, reports WBBM's Craig Delimore reports.
McCarthy: Armed Suspects Would Rather Confront Cops Than SurrenderGang members fear if they back down in confrontations with police, they will face beatings or financial sanctions from gang leaders, Chicago's top cop says.
Baffoe: I'm Rooting For DeSean JacksonThis guilt-by-association narrative surrounding DeSean Jackson is ridiculous.