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  • Jonylah's grandmother: 'My neighbors of Chicago, what have thou done?'

    Jonylah's grandmother: 'My neighbors of Chicago, what have thou done?'
    Mary Young looked out at the hundreds of people who had packed into New Beginnings Church of Chicago to say goodbye to 6-month-old shooting victim Jonylah Watkins. Young, a mother of eight, was about to bury her granddaughter. But first, she had a...
  • Chicago police put more feet on street

    Chicago police put more feet on street
    Rookie Chicago police officers have started to patrol on foot on some of the city's most dangerous blocks in a move that Superintendent Garry McCarthy said reinforces the department's "return to community policing." After six months in the Police...
  • Hadiya Pendleton's mom attends Obama's gun-control speech at White House

     Hadiya Pendleton's mom attends Obama's gun-control speech at White House
    — Minutes after suspects in the killing of Hadiya Pendleton were arraigned Thursday in Chicago, the 15-year-old's mother attended a speech by President Barack Obama in the White House with 20 other women who have lost loved ones to gun violence....
  • Reward hiked in Chicago police officer's slaying

    Reward hiked in Chicago police officer's slaying
    The reward for information related to the death of a Chicago police officer last year has been increased, Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy announced today. The Chicago Police Memorial Foundation is offering $40,000 for information leading to an...
  • Preckwinkle opposes Emanuel on gun crime mandatory sentences

    Preckwinkle opposes Emanuel on gun crime mandatory sentences
    Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle spoke out Wednesday against mandatory minimum sentences for gun crimes — a key legislative initiative of Mayor Rahm Emanuel in his effort to tamp down a stubbornly high level of city violence. "I've...
  • Two men convicted in murder of Chicago police officer

    Two men convicted in murder of Chicago police officer
    Two gang members were convicted Wednesday in the murder of a Chicago police officer who had responded to a call of shots fired in the West Englewood neighborhood in 2009. The convictions by separate Cook County juries came more than two years after a...
  • Shooting of 13 at park puts Chicago back in the spotlight

    Shooting of 13 at park puts Chicago back in the spotlight
    A gunman with a military-grade assault rifle opened fire on a pickup basketball game in the Back of the Yards neighborhood late Thursday, injuring 13 people and dragging the city back into the international spotlight for its violent crime problem. At...
  • 'It was like everybody was hit'

     'It was like everybody was hit'
    A gunman with a military-grade assault rifle opened fire on a pickup basketball game in the Back of the Yards neighborhood late Thursday, injuring 13 people and pulling the city back into the spotlight for its epidemic of gun violence. The mass shooting...
  • Back of the Yards no man's land for police, politicians

    Back of the Yards no man's land for police, politicians
    Just a few weeks ago, Chicago police brass, prosecutors and federal authorities summoned gang members to Gage Park to deliver a message: If the violence continued, law enforcement would be targeting the gang responsible. The meeting on the Southwest...
  • 2 charged in mass shooting at South Side park

    2 charged in mass shooting at South Side park
    Two suspects in their early 20s were charged Monday night in the shooting last week at a park in Chicago's Back of the Yards neighborhood that left 13 injured, including a 3-year-old boy, Cook County prosecutors said. The break in the case came as the...
  • Cops: Gang conflict led to mass shooting

    Cops: Gang conflict led to mass shooting
    Bryon Champ decided to seek quick revenge last week after he was grazed in the leg in a gang-related shooting, authorities say. The convicted felon reached out to Kewane Gatewood, who for a few months had been hiding an AK-47-style rifle under his bed...