chicago gun violence

This weekend was the deadliest so far this year in Chicago. Between Friday afternoon and early Monday morning, nearly a dozen and a half people died, and 42 were injured by gun violence, outpacing last year in shootings and homicides. Of the 17 people who were killed, seven were younger than 20.

Tenisha Taylor Bell’s father, Ezekiel Taylor, was a victim of gun violence on Chicago’s South Side in 1982. She recently released a video of the story that has gone viral. The Former CNN executive producer is now using her tragic loss as motivation to help at-risk African-American males in Chicago through a scholarship foundation. The Ezekiel Taylor […]

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The Windy City is very close to surpassing last year's death toll with four months to go before the year's end.

Dwyane Wade‘s cousin was shot and killed in Chicago Friday afternoon while pushing her 3-week-old baby girl in a stroller on the city’s South Side, reports the New York Daily News, precipitating the latest outcry against gun violence in a city wracked by violence. https://twitter.com/Robin42CD/status/769528602895396864 Nykea Aldridge, 32, a mother of four, was gunned down as she walked to […]

City officials and community leaders are fearing the worst, saying that the heightened gun violence will only increase over the summer

The Sun writes that Redwood, a relative, gave the girl a loaded .38 caliber revolver, telling her to "shoot the b---."

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The criticism against the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois began in January when the non-profit organization teamed up with the Chicago Police Department to monitor police stops with the help of contact cards and thorough reports on incidents between officers and civilians.

A jury deliberated for just over two hours Saturday, finding 27-year-old Donnell Flora guilty of first-degree murder, attempted murder and aggravated battery in the death of Endia Martin.

Veteran filmmaker Spike Lee‘s latest joint, Chiraq pays an unfortunate homage to the gang and gun violence in the city of Chicago, when the girlfriend (Teyonah…

The boy, identified as Tyshawn Lee, was found in an alley not far from his grandmother's home with multiple gunshot wounds in the upper body.