Chicago’s murder mayhem is declining, police said.
Chicago ended the month of May down four murders from May 2012, an eight percent decrease, according to Director of News Affairs Adam Collins. Read »
Rahm: "You do not bear burden alone of reducing crime." Read »
Police superintendent says stronger methods needed to decrease flow of illegal guns. Read »
First Lady Michelle Obama returns to Chicago Wednesday to address youth violence in Chicago, by addressing business leaders and hearing first-hand accounts from kids. "Hadiya Pendleton was me and I was her," she... Read »
More than 500 teens are expected to submit their proposals and brainstorm with Chicago officials Saturday afternoon, including Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Read »
But first, the drug rights movement needs some catchy slogans. Read »
In 1929, the murder of seven gangsters was so shocking it led to a constitutional amendment to overturn Prohibition. Now that mass shootings are a common feature of American life, it would be no big deal. Read »
First Lady Michelle Obama will travel to Chicago on Saturday and attend the funeral of a 15-year-old girl gunned down last week in Chicago, the White House confirmed Friday. Read »
President Barack Obama called the parents of a 15-year-old Chicago girl who was gunned down this week at a South Side park, the family's pastor confirmed. Rev. Courtney Maxwell of Greater Deliverance Temple said... Read »
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