CPD To Announce Plans To Deploy Extra Officers In Some NeighborhoodsAfter an especially violent people saw 66 people shot in Chicago, police officials plan to deploy extra officers to neighborhoods that recently have suffered a surge in gun violence.
Pastors Pray For Victims, Call For Changes After Weekend's BloodshedA group of religious and community leaders in Chicago called for a new way to end gun violence, saying what City Hall is doing isn’t working.
National Night Out Follows Most Violent Weekend Of 2018 In ChicagoThe annual event is designed to raise awareness about drug prevention programs, neighborhood watch groups, and other crime-fighting efforts.
Giuliani Praises 'Jerry' McCarthy, Slams Rahm 'Emmanuel' In Tweetstorm On Chicago Gun ViolenceIn a series of four tweets overnight, Rudy Giuliani twice mistakenly referred to McCarthy as “Jerry,” twice misspelled Mayor Rahm Emanuel's last name, and falsely claimed 63 people had been murdered over the weekend.
'We Have A Heavy Heart': Mayor, Top Cop Lament Bloody Weekend In ChicagoJohnson said, while investigators have "really good leads" on several of the shootings, police have not made any arrests.
'State Of Emergency In Our City': 12 Dead, 54 Wounded In Weekend Shootings; 'It's Absolutely Outrageous'A string of mass shootings Sunday morning helped contribute to the bloodiest weekend of the year in Chicago, leaving at least 11 people killed and 58 others wounded in shootings since Friday evening.
At Least 30 People Shot Overnight In Chicago"This is just out of control right now. It's a war zone going on right now."
6 Dead, 37 Wounded In Chicago Weekend ShootingsThe most recent shooting happened around 2:40 a.m. Monday at the corner of 24th and Trumbull.