Crime in Chicago dropped in 2018, with 100 fewer murders than 2017 and an eight percent drop in criminal complaints, police say. But not all neighborhoods are experiencing those successes.
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Taste of Chicago pops up in Pullman
For the iconic summertime event, the city will continue practicing pandemic guidelines at "pop-up" events in neighborhoods.
The US is seeing a summer surge in gun violence. New York just declared an emergency.
As cities across the nation see a summer surge in gun violence Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared a state of emergency to bolster its law enforcement presence in cities where the shootings are on the rise.
Glenwood Ave Arts DIstrict Festival Aug 20 – 22
Glenwood Ave Arts District Festival Aug 20 - 22 The Glenwood Avenue Arts District has announced that it will be hosting the 20th Annual Glenwood Avenue ...
Few Programs Steer Child Carjackers Away From Trouble
Children as young as 13 have been caught hijacking cars in Chicago. Experts say first-time arrestees can’t get the intervention they need.
Pandemic, protests, public safety crisis: A look at Mayor Joe Hogsett's second term so far
Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett has had to weather a racial reckoning, a public health crisis and a record homicide rate.
Editorial: Chicago’s taboo topic: To divert youths from crime, support struggling parents
Politicians and civic leaders should raise their voices to say no young person should be stumbling toward a futile life or an early death. Make it Chicago’s mission to help every parent provide ...
Federal judge denies sentencing break to Larry Hoover, ‘one of the most notorious criminals in Illinois history’
The judge handed down the ruling almost a year to the day after U.S. Attorney John Lausch pleaded with him to reject the imprisoned Chicago gang leader’s appeal.
Gas prices are expected to increase by as much as 20 cents a gallon by August.
Traders worry that a deadlock means too little oil would reach the markets at a time of growing consumption as lockdowns ease and travel picks up.
Aldermen Pounce As Brown, Lightfoot Stand By ‘False Narrative’ Linking Courts To Shootings
Get more in-depth, daily coverage of Chicago politics at. CITY HALL — Chicago Police Department Supt. David Brown spent a free-wheeling six-hour special City Council hearing on Friday sticking by his ...
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Cam Davis wins Rocket Mortgage Classic on 5th playoff hole
DETROIT (AP)Cam Davis holed a 50-foot sand shot on the 71st hole of regulation and that propelled him into a five-hole playoff where he outlasted Troy Merritt and Joaquin Niemann to win the Rocket ...
Rocky path ahead as Chicago set to get elected school board
ILCHS801,802, ILSPR801 set for time release at 8a Saturday, July 3. After decades of organizing by parents, activists and unions, Chicago is on the verge of having a fully-elected ...