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  • Chicago alderman says he asked gang members not to harbor fugitives

    Chicago alderman says he asked gang members not to harbor fugitives
    In the wake of the murder of 6-month-old Jonylah Watkins, the ward’s alderman announced Tuesday that he has contacted gang members to ask them not to harbor the killers of innocent victims. Ald. Willie Cochran, 20th, a retired Chicago police...
  • Reaction to death of 6-month-old girl in Chicago shooting

    Reaction to death of 6-month-old girl in Chicago shooting
    One story seemed to stick out Tuesday for readers on the Chicago Tribune's front page online: The death of a 6-month-old girl who was shot with her father as he changed her diaper in the Woodlawn neighborhood. It's little surprise the death of Jonylah...
  • Police: Baby Jonylah's diaper was not being changed when she was shot last week

     Police: Baby Jonylah's diaper was not being changed when she was shot last week
    Chicago police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said Monday that the father of a 6-month-old girl slain last week on the South Side was not changing his daughter's diaper when she was fatally shot, contrary to what police told the news media on the day of...
  • 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....
  • Hadiya Pendleton: 4 years before slaying, girl made anti-gang video

    Hadiya Pendleton: 4 years before slaying,  girl made anti-gang video
    The sixth-grader can barely keep from smiling, self-conscious in front of the camera as she delivers a very serious message. "Hi, my name is Hadiya. This commercial is informational for you and your future children," she begins. "So many children out...
  • Chicago Police Department to reassign 200 officers to patrol

    Chicago Police Department to reassign 200 officers to patrol
    Following a deadly start to the year that included the murder of 15-year-old band majorette Hadiya Pendleton, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and police Superintendent Garry McCarthy announced today that 200 police officers will be reassigned to patrol work. The...
  • Hadiya Pendleton's 'twin' describes death of best friend

    Hadiya Pendleton's 'twin' describes death of best friend
    As she and her high school classmates fled from the gunfire, Hadiya Pendleton screamed that she had been shot, fell to the ground, struggled to get up and fell again, according to her best friend. The best friend and another girl scrambled to Pendleton'...
  • Reward increased to $40,000 in Hadiya Pendleton slaying

    Reward increased to $40,000 in Hadiya Pendleton slaying
    As community members marched in memory of Hadiya Pendleton Friday, officials announced the reward for information in the slaying of the King College Prep sophomore has been increased to $40,000. Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy and other...
  • Chicago police announce drug-market arrests

    Chicago police announce drug-market arrests
    Chicago police made 43 arrests and shut down three gang-controlled drug markets this week, two on the South Side and one on the North Side, officials said. In addition to the arrests, the three investigations netted drugs worth about $23,000 along with...