At Least 7 People Killed, 48 Wounded In Weekend Gun Violence Across ChicagoAt least 55 people were shot in Chicago over the weekend, and seven of them were killed.
Chicago Police Report 461 Shootings In July, A 15% Increase From Last YearChicago police Sunday released their crime data for the month of July, and while murders in the city are about equal to 2020, the number of shootings has increased nearly 15% since last year.
Prayer March Through Austin And West Garfield Park Hopes To Fight Gun ViolenceFederal help is in Chicago for the first weekend aiding local police with a strike force in an effort to intercept illegal guns. As this is happening, Chicago's top cop hit the streets on the West Side Saturday morning.
Fr. Michael Pfleger Again Calls For State Of Emergency For Chicago Gun Violence EpidemicThe Rev. Michael Pfleger renewed his calls Wednesday night for Gov. JB Pritzker to declare a state of emergency surrounding Chicago’s gun violence epidemic.
At Least 10 Killed, 49 Wounded In Chicago Weekend Gun Violence; 8 Surviving Victims Under 18At least 59 people had been shot in Chicago this weekend as of Monday morning, and 10 of them had been killed.
New Loyola Study Concludes Prison Sentences For Gun Charges Often Don't Target Violent Offenders And Don't Improve SafetyFor months, we have been digging into the sources of the violence, and possible solutions. As CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reported Thursday, new research looks at prison sentences – and whether or not they actually keep us safer.
Governor Pritzker Meets With President Biden To Discuss Infrastructure, Gun ViolenceWhile in D.C., Governor Pritzker is also scheduled to meet with the White House COVID Response Coordinator.
Police Supt. David Brown Blames Prosecutors, Judicial System In Part For Gun Violence, State's Attorney Kim Foxx Fires BackFollowing a July 4th holiday weekend in which 100 people were shot and 18 of them were killed, police Supt. David Brown and Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx have gotten into a very public fight.
After 100 People Were Shot In Chicago Over Holiday Weekend, Including 11 Children, Police Supt. David Brown Focuses On Illegal GunsAt least 100 people were shot in Chicago this past July 4th weekend, while we were supposed to be celebrating America’s independence.
Police Supt. David Brown Outlines Plan To Keep Chicago Safe For July 4th Weekend; One Resident Hopes It Can Help 'Stop All This Violence'Hours before shootings wounded a 7-year-old girl on East 79th Street, a man sitting on a Green Line train who was not the intended target in Washington Park, and lastly a 1-month-old baby girl in Englewood, Chicago Police Supt. David Brown issued a letter offering a little help to officers on what could be a violent July 4th Holiday weekend.
At Least 5 Killed, 72 Wounded In Weekend Shootings In Chicago; 2 Mass Shootings Reported Sunday NightAt least 77 people had been shot this weekend in Chicago as of Sunday night, and five of them had been killed.
Chicagoans React To President Biden's Plan To Tackle The City's Gun ProbemChicago's violence made national news again Wednesday, but this time there is a federal plan of action.
At Least 5 Killed, 47 Wounded In Weekend Shootings In ChicagoAt least 52 people had were shot in weekend gun violence in Chicago.
CPD Piles On Overtime For Officers To Fight Spike In Gun Violence, But Expert Says It Will Take More To Stop The TrendPart of Chicago's plan to stop a spike in gun violence includes massive overtime by police. But will longer workdays really lower crime?
With So Many Mass Shootings In Chicago, Pastor Worries That Chicagoans Are Becoming NumbEarly Tuesday morning, eight people were shot in one house in the Englewood community, and four of them died. It was the third mass shooting in two weeks in Chicago, and then there was a fourth on the West Side Monday night.