In Letter, Mayor Lightfoot Urges President Trump Not To Send Federal Agents To Chicago, Saying It 'Would Spell Disaster'“We don’t need federal agents, without any insignia, taking people off the street and holding them, I think, unlawfully. That’s not what we need,” Mayor Lightfoot said.
Violent Crime Consistent On CTA Compared With Before Stay-At-Home OrderHigh-profile violent crimes plagued Chicago Transit Authority property in the weeks leading up to the coronavirus pandemic, but since then, CTA ridership has plummeted. So what about the violent crime?
CPD To Add SWAT Officers To CTA Trains, Platforms After String Of Violent CrimesThe move comes days after a man shot and killed a man in the Jackson CTA tunnel connecting the Red Line and Blue Line.
CTA Violent Crime Back To Normal Levels After July Spike; Overall Rate Remains HighViolent crime on the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) has returned to normal rates after the most violent month on Chicago's public transit system in recent years.
Police Tout Drop In Crime In August, But Celebration Might Be Short-LivedPolice on Sunday were cheering another drop in violent crime – with August having closed out with a 15 percent decrease in overall violent crime compared with August of last year.
Victim Of Rogers Park Violent Crime: 'I Don't Want To See It Get Swept Under The Rug'"I just want to bring this to light. I don't want to see it get swept under the rug because this is happening way too often."
Shooting On Lake Shore Drive The Latest In Violent Incidents On The RoadwayBack in May of 2016, a 15-year-old girl was shot to death and a man was wounded on Lake Shore Drive in the Lincoln Park neighborhood. Veronica Lopez was a freshman at Foreman High School and the youngest of five siblings. 
Violent Crime Up For Second Consecutive Year, FBIViolent crimes are being driven by what’s happening in urban centers such as Baltimore, Las Vegas and Chicago, according to the FBI.
Pope Francis Prays For "Healing" For Victims Of Violence In ChicagoChicago’s continuing problems with violent crime have caught the attention of Pope Francis, who has told Cardinal Blase Cupich he is praying for “healing and reconciliation.”
Chicago's Violent Crime In January Matches Bloody Start Of 2016It was a violent start to 2017 in Chicago, with the number of shootings nearly duplicating the tally from the start of last year, which ended up being the city’s bloodiest year in nearly two decades.
Study Ties Loss Of Jobs To Rise In Violent CrimeA new study out this week suggests that the loss of jobs in Chicago’s inner city has been a major factor in the rising crime rates in some neighborhoods.