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."
Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Address City Violence TuesdayMayor Lori Lightfoot will once again hold a news conference Tuesday morning with the Chicago Police Department.
Naperville Shuts Down City Hall, Urging Downtown Businesses To Close Due To Protest ConcernsNaperville is closing its city hall and urging businesses to close as well after unconfirmed reports of more protests in the western suburbs.
Crime Data Shows Coronavirus Pandemic Isn't Slowing Violence Across ChicagoThe coronavirus pandemic is not only straining resources in Chicago hospitals but also on the streets. Despite the stay-at-home order, police responded to 19 shootings Tuesday night, six of which were homicides.
Six People Shot in Chicago's Parkway Gardens NeighborhoodSix people were shot on the 6500 block of South King Drive shortly after 9 p.m. Friday.
Two Children Accidentally Shot By Another Playing With A Gun In BronzevilleA 12-year-old girl and an 8-year-old boy were accidentally shot by a relative in Bronzeville
Cook County Cellmate Of Murdered Man Was A Rival Gang MemberArrest reports CBS 2 found in court documents show the beating victim Ruiz and his cell mate, are all members of different street gangs.
Another Disturbing Inmate Attack At The Cook County JailAs the pool of blood around the man's head grows, an inmate throws a joker card, from a deck of playing cards, on top of him. Sources said that's significant, indicating there are ongoing feuds inside the jail taking place between different gangs.
Restoring Peace To The Streets One Person At A Time"The reason I like doing this job because I helped destroy them streets, now I have the opportunity to rebuild them."
A Plan Of Action To Curb Violence On Chicago's West Side"We've always had a level of violence, but it really appears, that it has spiked."
Community Event Hopes A 'Call To Action' Will Curb Violence"We, as the citizens of City of Chicago, must take personal responsibility for what is happening to our city."
Aldermen Want Lightfoot To Prioritize Violence Prevention Plans"Until we start focusing on redeveloping communities and putting people to work, we will not be able to get a hold on this violence."
UCAN Wants To Curb North Lawndale ViolenceThe North Lawndale organization showcases anti-violence activities funded through 15 small grants from the MacArthur Foundation.
Trump Criticizes Chicago's 'Shooting Wave,' Mayor Responds"Overall gun violence is down about 20 percent in the city."