Mayor Lightfoot Outlines Chicago's Plan To Combat Summer Violence"When the police department would clear an area, say for example, an open air drug market, we find support from other city partners. The minute they were gone, the trouble came back."
Rally In Bridgeview In Support Of Palestine As Violence Continues In The Middle EastIt comes after thousands of protesters crowded downtown Chicago last week. The same is planned for this weekend.
Senator Duckworth Speaks At Judiciary Hearing Regarding Ongoing Discrimination And Violence Against Asian CommunitiesJust in the first two months of 2021, STOP AAPI HATE said Asian Americans reported being targeted at least 500 times.
'They've Been Serious' Lightfoot On Threats Made To Herself, Her Family"There's not a day that goes by that I don't get some kind of harassment, whether it's just repeated calls with things left on voicemail or other things, threatening violence."
One Chicago Community Endures Virus, Violence And TurmoilAuburn Gresham was hit early by the pandemic. COVID-19 infections rose quickly. Stores closed during a citywide lockdown. Then the agonizingly public death of George Floyd spurred protests that turned ugly. Businesses were set ablaze. As summer arrived, shootings surged in the 6th police district.
Aldermen's Call For Special Meeting To Discuss State Of Emergency In Chicago Shut DownThey wanted a state of emergency declared in Chicago, but instead four aldermen who called for a special city council meeting to discuss that and bringing in the National Guard were shut down.
Foxx: 'We Are Hurting, We Are Frustrated, We Are Anxious'"We're in a weird space. I don't have a better word than weird. We're going to look back at 2020 and they're going to be a lot more questions than answers," Foxx said. "But it requires us to be thoughtful in our approach."
Pritzker On Federal Agents For Chicago: 'Will Not Stand For Efforts That Undermine Civil Rights'"I will not stand for efforts that undermine civil rights and civil liberties."
Chicago Community Group Wants To Meet With Mayor To Discuss Restorative Justice StrategiesThe Violence Interrupters want the city to focus on restorative justice models. That includes healing circles, peace circles and mediation between victims and offenders.
LIVE UPDATES: Chicago Continues To Recover From Days Of Violence, Gradually Reopening In Wake Of COVD-19 As the city futher eases restrictions set to slow the spread of COVID-19 and continues to recover from several days of violent protests in the wake of George Floyd's death in Minneapolis, CBS 2 is providing updates on the evolving story.
Chicago's South Side Left With Few Food Options After Weekend Violence"Now you have to go out of your way to get this stuff. People that don't have a car. People that do not have family and friends."