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.
Police Supt. David Brown Says Electronic Monitoring Programs Are Insufficient In Wake Of Violent Weekend, Sheriff Tom Dart AgreesIn the wake of a violent weekend in Chicago in which more than 100 people were shot – including 12 children – Chicago Police Supt. David Brown blamed the increase in failure to monitor violent offenders.
On Weekend That Saw 3-Year-Old, 4 Teens Killed In Chicago, Supt. Brown Says Violent Offenders Are Not Being Monitored And Methods Must ChangeChicago Police Supt. David Brown on Sunday demanded that violent offenders be kept in jail longer and that home monitoring be revamped, because “it’s not working.”
South Side Mother Who Lost 2 Sons To Gun Violence In 2010 Has Now Lost Her Eldest TooGun violence has taken an emotional toll on a grieving mother on the city’s South Side.
Mayor Lightfoot, CPD Superintendent Brown To Discuss What 'Didn't Work' To Curb Weekend ViolenceFor perspective, New York has three times the people of Chicago. It had 10 shootings and five homicides this weekend. Los Angeles saw three shootings and one homicide. Chicago had 49 shootings and 10 homicides.
'A Fail' How Mayor Lightfoot Called Plans To Curb Weekend Violence"We can't do this alone solely with the resources of the Chicago Police Department and I have said this many times. What we experience every day with gun violence is a public health crisis and we have to treat it as such."
CPD's Brown On Gun Violence, Arriving During COVID-19 'Like Drinking From A Fire Hydrant'"I’m shocked by the fact that we’ve made any arrests. That you’re in jail for coming outside or promoting something that we’re trying to restrict."
Chicagoan Devell Hill Turns His Life Around, Gets It Taken Away By ViolenceLast week, Devell Hill was shot to death not far from the gym. His killing overshadowed by the wounding of a Chicago police officer who saw the murder and was attempting to arrest the suspect.
Chicago's First Victim Of Gun Violence In 2020 Tells Her Story: 'My Back Is On Fire'"Not too long ago, I was living on the West Side of Chicago. We moved because of the gun violence."
Vigil Held For Slain 16-Year-Old Angie Monroy; Little Village Neighbors Say They're Stronger Than GangsA somber gathering was held Wednesday evening to remember a 16-year-old girl who was recently killed in Little Village.
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.