Mayor Lightfoot Takes Sen. Ted Cruz To Task Over Tweet About Chicago And Gun ControlMayor Lori Lightfoot on Monday took U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) to task Monday after Cruz held up Chicago as an example of a failure of gun control.
Chicago Weekend Gun Violence Leaves At Least 5 Dead, 19 Wounded Around CityGun violence left at last five people dead and 19 more wounded this weekend as of late Sunday afternoon, according to police reports.
2 Killed, 43 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across ChicagoDozens of people were shot in Chicago over the weekend.
Hundreds Swarm Federal Plaza To Call For Gun ControlHundreds of people filled Federal Plaza on Sunday, calling for gun control reform.
'We Have To Reclaim Our Community': The Good Neighbor Campaign Mobilizing For Peace In Austin NeighborhoodIn the wake of recent violence, volunteers are mobilizing for peace in Chicago's Austin neighborhood, hoping to empower young people.
Police Supt. Johnson: Overnight West Side Gun Violence Was 'Unacceptable And Disheartening'Police on Sunday afternoon were exploring possible connections – and expressing outrage – after three early-morning shootings left at least one person dead and more than a dozen others wounded on the city’s West Side.
Holiday Weekend Gun Violence Has Already Claimed 5 LivesAs the long holiday weekend continues, we're getting an idea of the impact of gun violence in the city as well as the efforts to keep it in check.
Over 20 People Have Been Shot In Chicago Since Friday NightAs we inch closer to July 4, some Chicagoans worry gun violence is becoming too great a threat. Since 7 p.m. Friday, 23 people have been shot.
Officials Address 'Vicious Cycle' Of I-Bond Violations After Violent WeekendMany of the gun offenders arrested by Chicago police over the weekend walked out of jail on bond, without having to pay a dime.
Community Comes Together For Peace Party At Hadiya Pendleton ParkThe community came together Sunday in the name of Hadiya Pendleton to raise awareness about gun violence in Chicago and what can be done to fight it.
31 Shot In Less Than 12 Hours, Police SayChicago Police say 31 people were shot — three fatally — in less than 12 hours in several neighborhoods of the city.
Mayor Lightfoot Lays Out Grand Plan To Fight Gun Violence; 'You Have To Bring People Together'On Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s first full day in office, we’re hearing more details on the ways she plans to tackle gun violence, which she said will be her biggest challenge as mayor.
'We Need To Do Something," Expert On Survivor's Guilt, Coping With Tragedy In the last week, two survivors of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida and the father of a 6-year old girl killed in the Sandy Hook school shooting took their own lives.
'We're Still In The War': Chicagoans Battle Flow Of FirearmsTracking gang guns is especially difficult because they move from one faction to another, and when police finally seize them, they're rarely in the hands of the purchaser.
Saint Sabina Hosts Spa Event For Grieving MothersPurpose Over Pain coordinated the event aimed at making things a little easier for mothers who have lost children to gun violence.