7-Year-Old Dantrell Davis' Murder Led To Gang Truce In 1992; Those Who Were There Call For New Effort With Multiple Children Shot RecentlySeven-year-old Dantrell’s death sparked a gang truce. The murder of a child was even too much for the streets back then. But 28 years later, children are being murdered while playing outside, or sitting in the house or the car.
Parents Of 20-Month-Old Killed Plead For Justice 'CPD We Need Your Help'"Do ya'll know how it felt for me to identify my son at a morgue? My one-year-old baby, at a morgue."
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.
'Violence Is Ripping Us Apart': Mayor Lori Lightfoot Laments Another Bloody Weekend; Police Ask For Help Finding 'Evil, Murdering Bastards' Who Killed 2 Children"Every single one of these deaths means that we are burying our future," Mayor Lightfoot said.
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.
Group Goes Door-To-Door, Pools Money For Justice After 1-Year-Old Boy Is Among Latest To Be Shot Dead In EnglewoodAs it is after every violent weekend – especially when kids become victims – the question becomes, what now? And what can we do better?
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.