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."
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.