In Letter, Mayor Lightfoot Urges President Trump Not To Send Federal Agents To Chicago, Saying It 'Would Spell Disaster'“We don’t need federal agents, without any insignia, taking people off the street and holding them, I think, unlawfully. That’s not what we need,” Mayor Lightfoot said.
Police Announce Plans For Citywide Unit To Deploy To High-Crime Areas, Prevent Violence: Has It Worked In The Past?More resources to fight violent crime – Chicago Police say that is the goal of their latest initiative.
After Seeing Young Son Shot And Paralyzed, Utility Van For Him Destroyed, Dominique Quinn Is Shocked By New Rash Of Violence In ChicagoDominique Quinn has felt the impact of violence in Chicago up close, as her then-3-year-old son was shot in the crossfire of gang violence back in 2016.
Police Supt. David Brown After Another Violent Weekend: 'We Cannot Allow This To Be Normalized In This City'It’s the Monday story everyone fears will become a reality, and sadly, yet again, we are forced to tell you about an incredibly violent weekend in Chicago.
Nearly 80 People Shot In Chicago, 15 Of Them Killed, In July 4th Weekend Violence Since Late FridayNearly 80 people have been shot in Chicago since Friday night this July 4th holiday weekend, and 15 of them have been killed.
Police, Community Groups Turn Out Against Violence In Chicago This July 4th WeekendChicago Police were out in force this July 4th holiday weekend, with an aim to curb a trend in violence.
My Block, My Hood, My City Giving Out Micro-Grants To Encourage Community, Prevent ViolenceA brand new initiative is in place to curb the violence heading into the holiday weekend.
Supt. Brown Blames Open-Air Drug Markets, Gangs Using Young Recruits With No Record, For Spate Of Violence In ChicagoIn decrying the gun violence that has left several children dead and wounded in the last two weeks, Chicago Police Supt. David Brown said open-air drug markets were partially to blame.
Police Ask For Help Finding Car Spotted Near Where 1-Year-Old Sincere Gaston Was Shot And KilledPolice on Monday were asking for the public’s help in finding a car that was seen near the site where a 1-year-old boy was shot and killed over the weekend.
At Least 17 Killed In Shootings In Chicago This Weekend, Including 1-Year-Old Boy And 10-Year-Old GirlAt least 14 people were killed in shootings in Chicago this weekend, including a 1-year-old boy who was hit by bullet while riding in a car in Englewood, and a 10-year-old girl who was hit by a stray bullet in her home in Logan Square.
City Leaders Say Politics, Economics, Unrest, And Mistrust Of Police Have Created Perfect Storm For Gun Violence In ChicagoAs Chicago grapples with another violent weekend in which two children were among those killed, city leaders called the violence a symptom of politics, economics, and growing unrest.