There is a strong sense of distrust between Chicago police and some of the communities they serve. How does the city repair this relationship?
Chicago’s most violent weekend in two years prompts criticism – and more cops on the streets. Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani endorses “Jerry” McCarthy – and then Garry McCarthy – for mayor. And Sinclair Broadcasting will not have a home in Chicago.
Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson talks about the department’s latest efforts to curb violence after more than 70 people were shot last weekend.
City officials may have some thoughts about solving violence in Chicago, but not everyone’s on board. What some community members have to say.
After Chicago’s most violent weekend of the year, city officials and community activists try to identify what sparked the rash of shootings and homicides.
Protesters on the North Side of Chicago shut down all four lanes of Lake Shore Drive during rush hour Thursday to draw attention to gun violence in the city.
Protesters are poised to take over Wrigleyville on Thursday. Organizers of the march are here to tell us why.
On the heels of an anti-violence demonstration that closed down the Dan Ryan Expressway, another group of activists announces plans to shut down a busy roadway on Chicago’s North Side.
The governor’s solution to violence touches on a common theme: reducing burdens on businesses and lowering property taxes, which he says will grow economic opportunities and jobs.
The Rev. Michael Pfleger says the response to Saturday’s massive anti-violence march has been extremely positive, calling the protest “a huge success.” What his follow-up plan is.
A controversial plan for an anti-violence march along a portion of the Dan Ryan Expressway got a green light Saturday from the Illinois State Police.
Days after Illinois State Police said they could arrest protesters who march Saturday along a portion of the busy expressway, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said the protest should be allowed to go on as planned.
Two young anti-violence activists aiming to shut down the Dan Ryan Expressway on Saturday talk about what they hope their act of civil disobedience will achieve.
Illinois State Police are asking the Rev. Michael Pfleger to reconsider a planned gun violence march on the Dan Ryan expressway this weekend, telling protesters they could face arrest and calling the potential for injury or loss of life “enormous.”
Chicago has one of the worst homicide arrest rates in the nation, according to a Washington Post analysis. What the effect of that low rate is – and how it can be improved.
The Chicago Crime Commission on Tuesday published its first new Gang Book in six years. In it, they examine the new and changing trends and issues within gang culture.