chicago gang violence

Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy has said that a gang member, recently released from prison, shot and killed a young boy because he thought he was playing the role of ‘lookout’. The Chicago Sun Times reports: “This didn’t have to happen,” McCarthy told reporters as he announced charges in Antonio Smith’s murder. The four men […]

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago children will walk past even more guards on their first day of school than last year, when concerns about safety prompted the city to line the streets with 1,200 adults every day. Thanks to an infusion of $1 million from the city, another 100 “Safe Passage” workers will be on routes […]

Following the bloody mass shooting incident at the Cornell Square Park shooting in September, students at the Richard J. Daley Elementary Academy in Chicago are…