Gun Deaths Top 250,000 Per Year Worldwide, Study FindsGun deaths worldwide total about 250,000 yearly and the United States is among just six countries that make up half of those fatalities, a study found.
Lake Shore Drive Protest Organizer Plans To Block Roads To O'Hare On Labor DayThe activist pastor who helped organize a small anti-violence march that briefly shut down Lake Shore Drive earlier this month now plans another march that would block traffic in and out of O’Hare International Airport on Labor Day.
Pfleger: Divide Between CPD And Community 'Worse Than I've Ever Seen'Rev. Michael Pfleger also noted the homicide clearance rate at the Chicago Police Department dropped to an all-time low last year.
CPD To Announce Plans To Deploy Extra Officers In Some NeighborhoodsAfter an especially violent people saw 66 people shot in Chicago, police officials plan to deploy extra officers to neighborhoods that recently have suffered a surge in gun violence.
Pastors Pray For Victims, Call For Changes After Weekend's BloodshedA group of religious and community leaders in Chicago called for a new way to end gun violence, saying what City Hall is doing isn’t working.
'We Have A Heavy Heart': Mayor, Top Cop Lament Bloody Weekend In ChicagoJohnson said, while investigators have "really good leads" on several of the shootings, police have not made any arrests.
Protesters Set To Block Lake Shore Drive, March To Wrigley Field This AfternoonProtesters plan to shut down streets in Lakeview to alert North Siders to violent crime and recent police shootings in Chicago.
Chatham Community Shaken By Death of Popular 82-Year-OldThe Chatham community is mourning the death of a popular 82-year-old neighbor who was gunned down while walking his dog two weeks ago.