Elgin Sues Maniac Latin Disciples Under State Anti-Gang LawOne suburban Chicago community is taking a street gang to court -- not to criminal court, as is the standard practice nationwide -- but to civil court.
Report: Police War On Maniac Latin Disciples Is WorkingIt has been about a year since Chicago police brass promised to wipe out the Maniac Latin Disciples street gang on the Northwest Side, and a published report says the campaign appears to be working.
West Suburban Police: Gangs Are Being Pushed Into Our TownsWest suburban police are complaining about what they call the toothpaste effect – gang members being squeezed out of Chicago and into their communities.
Gang Member To Newspaper: Police Are Serious About CrackdownA high-ranking member of a Northwest Side gang says a police crackdown has paralyzed the gang and sharply cut into its drug sales.
Boy Who Drew Controversial Sticker: 'This Picture Is Clean'City Clerk Susana Mendoza has decided to do away with a controversial design that won the contest to be the next city vehicle sticker, amid fears it could be seen as depicting gang signs, but the 15-year-old boy who drew it insists his drawing "is clean."
McCarthy: Chicago Safer Since I Took Over As SuperintendentPolice Supt. Garry McCarthy believes Chicago is a safer place to be since he started on the job nearly 100 days ago.
Warrant Issued For Second Suspect In Small Girls' ShootingPolice have issued a warrant for the arrest of a man wanted for his involvement in a shooting last week in Avondale Park, which wounded two small girls.
No Bond For Alleged Gang Member Charged In Shooting Of 2 GirlsWhen Antonio Bucio allegedly pointed a .45-caliber handgun into a Northwest Side park and squeezed the trigger last week, his gang’s biggest rival was the Latin Kings.