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.
With 3 Mass Shootings In 4 Days On West Side, Community Leaders Hold Peace Walk And Talk With Neighbors About CrisisThree mass shootings transpired over a period of four days recently on the city’s West Side – leaving two teenagers dead and 13 other people injured after gunshots rang out in North Lawndale and Austin. As CBS 2’s Jackie Kostek reported Sunday, community members say the violence does not sit well with them.
West Side Residents Skeptical Of Police Response Following Mass ShootingsDozens of Chicago police officers and the department's top brass put on a show of force Friday night as they lined up in Douglas Park just blocks from where two mass shootings took place this week.
'I Sacrificed Everything For Him,' Says Mom Of Teen Killed 1 Of 2 In Back-To-Back Mass Shootings In North Lawndale; Police Question 3 Persons Of InterestPolice late Thursday were questioning three persons of interest in connection with a pair of mass shootings that happened blocks apart within minutes in North Lawndale the night before.
Attorney General Merrick Garland Visits Chicago As Feds Launch Strike Force Amid Serious Spike In ViolenceViolence in Chicago has risen to the point where the feds are stepping in, with U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland paying a visit on Thursday.
Attorney General Merrick Garland Meets With Anti-Violence Groups Searching For Solutions In The Wake Of Mass ShootingsAttorney General Merrick Garland met with READI Chicago in North Lawndale as part of a strike force launch against gun violence on the federal level.
'They Are Scared': Relatives Of Mass Shooting Victims Said There's No Protection For Witnesses Who Speak Up"When I got there, they're picking them all up off the ground."
8 People Injured After Shots Fired At Party Bus In Lincoln Park; 2 Mass Shootings Reported In Lawndale Hours BeforeIn total, 18 people were shot during the two of the shootings in North Lawndale and one in Lincoln Park.
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.
After Violent Weekend With 2 Mass Shootings Within About 2 Hours, Concern Grows About Violence During Upcoming July 4th HolidayAt least 77 people were shot and five of them were killed in another violent weekend in Chicago.
2 Mass Shootings Reported At The Same Time In Chicago Hours After President Biden Announces Plan To Address City's ViolenceIn the hours since President Biden announced his five-point plan to address crime, Chicago had two late night mass shootings a the same time.
Chicago Mass Shootings Causing Profound Trauma For Victims' Families And Surgeons Who Try To Repair Carnage AlikeMayor Lori Lightfoot said the city has a handle on gun violence. But as CBS 2’s Charlie De Mar reported, the families who are now grieving after mass shootings don't see it that way.
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.
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.
'Crosses For Losses' Founder Greg Zanis RetiresGreg Zanis made his first memorial cross after the murder of his own father-in-law. Since then, he's traveled to dozens of mass shootings to make crosses for the victims.