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Why is that? What are we to do now that the national scene looks increasingly bleak for matters of racial and income equality
Chicago magazine and other media have suggested the department has strategically altered its crime statistics to appear more
In the eight years that the dishonorable Thomas J. Maloney served as a trial judge for the Cook County Circuit Court, he sentenced nine men to death, including Perry Cobb and Darby Tillis.
The Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood, located on Chicago's South Side, ranked sixth among the city's 77 community areas
Shootings in Chicago were also down in January 2014 compared to January 2013, police say. Chicago police say 2014 has gotten
Read the whole story at DNAinfo. A retooled homicide detective division flush with 72 newly promoted investigators assigned
In other fatal shootings, 26-year-old Luciano Torres was fatally shot Saturday morning in the Montclare neighborhood, according
Eric "Guitar" Davis, 41, was found fatally shot with multiple gunshot wounds inside a vehicle in the 6700 block of South
The bill, S.54, would establish specific offenses to prohibit and punish straw purchasing of firearms; would create a federal statute to criminalize gun trafficking and those who conspire to traffic or organize straw purchases.
The victim was the brother of Daisy Gutierrez's ex-boyfriend, Moncada Ramos, with whom she has two children. Though the Tribune
Chicago is grappling with several high-profile shooting incidents this year, many on the South Side of the city involving
Updated story In other fatal shootings, 18-year-old Jaleel Pearson was shot in the arm and chest about 6:15 p.m. Friday in
Neighbor Sennie Barnes told DNAinfo Chicago Sergent was "a really nice man" she wouldn't have minded being married to if
So far this year, the city's murder rate is down 22 percent compared with the same period in 2012, and down 45 percent in
Earlier Saturday morning, a man was shot in the mouth near Garfield Boulevard and Western Avenue in the city's Back of the
Records indicate Lewis lives just a block away from the home where he shot Chavonne Brown, 31, and her son Sterling Sims
The weekend violence got off to a start Friday afternoon at 1:30 p.m. when 31-year-old Vincent Mayes was found dead in Garfield
But as the department's overtime budget is quickly drying up and the temperature is beginning to rise, many are questioning
Story by Erica Demarest, courtesy DNAinfo Chicago: Dionte Maxwell, 18, had just finished his first year at Rockford College