Chicago Police Report 'Tenuous Progress' In Stemming Gun Violence After Deploying Two New Units“Obviously one violent crime is one too many. Whether it’s a murder or a shooting, our standards are one is one too many," CPD Supt. David Brown said.
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.
CPD Supt. David Brown Stresses Building Public Trust After Another Bloody Weekend; 'You’ll See Community Policing On Steroids'“We should not be seen as an occupying force only there for enforcement,” Brown said.
14 People Shot In Two Mass Shootings During Holiday Weekend; 14-Year-Old Among KilledAt least 14 people were shot in two separate mass shootings in Chicago during July 4th celebrations. Among the victims were one child and two teens, one of whom was killed.
'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.
Chicago Police To Deploy 1,200 Extra Officers For July 4th Weekend; 'It's A Full-Court Press'"Our endgame is arrests for the precursors to violence, so every day we're going to be clearing corners," Police Supt. David Brown said.
After More Than 100 Shot In Chicago Over The Weekend, CPD Supt. David Brown Again Says Too Many Violent Felons Not Properly MonitoredAccording to Chicago police and data collected by CBS 2, at least 102 people were shot from 5 p.m. Friday through 5 a.m. Monday, including 12 children. At least 13 people were killed, including at least five children.
11 Children Wounded In Weekend Shootings In ChicagoAt least 26 people were shot across the city between Friday afternoon and early Monday, four of them fatally.
5 Killed, 42 Wounded In Weekend Shooting Incidents Across ChicagoA Sunday shooting at a barbecue in Humboldt Park that wounded several people including an 8-year-old was just one of 38 incidents across the city over the weekend from Friday to Sunday.
2 Killed, 43 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across ChicagoDozens of people were shot in Chicago over the weekend.
Fact Check: Ivanka Trump Falsely Tweets 7 Killed, 52 Wounded 'Near A Playground' In Chicago's 'Deadliest Weekend Of The Year'Ivanka Trump’s tweets suggested all of the shootings in Chicago over the weekend happened in one place, “near a playground.” That’s not even close to being true.
Concerned About Gun Violence In Chicago? Here's How To Take ActionWhether it's a donation or a volunteer opportunity, here are some of the local organizations helping Chicagoans get involved in reducing violence.
Mayor Lightfoot: 'There Are No Adequate Words' After Mass Shootings In El Paso And Dayton, Chicago's Own Weekend Violence"I absolutely feel for the people whose lives have now been irreparably shattered by this chaos that is coming at the end of a gun," the mayor said.
7 Killed, 46 Wounded In Weekend Shootings; 'It's Destroying The Fiber Of Our Communities'“Please stop. It's killing our families, it's destroying the fiber of our communities. We have to stop this senseless killing,” said Keith Flowers, whose son was killed in a mass shooting in Lawndale on Sunday.
7 Killed, 46 Wounded In Weekend Shootings; ‘It’s Destroying The Fiber Of Our Communities’“Please stop. It's killing our families, it's destroying the fiber of our communities. We have to stop this senseless killing,” said Keith Flowers, whose son was killed in a mass shooting in Lawndale on Sunday.