If you have been listening to the last hour on this radio station or have been tied to the news in any other way, you know why I feel sick and, with an eight year old daughter named Fiona, why I feel scared.And so I retreat for a moment to an innocent time and I am a child and my world is free of de
CHICAGO — A housekeeping employee suspected in the fatal shooting of a woman inside a Chicago hospital parking garage, which prompted an hours-long lockdown, was arrested during a Friday traffic stop, police said.The woman was shot late Thursday in a University of Illinois at Chicago hospital garage
Chicago police say three people have been killed and another 20 have been injured in separate shootings over 13 hours overnight.Police say the shootings happened late Friday and early Saturday.A 29-year-old man was killed in a drive-by shooting across from a North Side high school about 1:20 a.m.
Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy is calling on residents to help bring down the number of police-involved shootings. McCarthy spoke to reporters Tuesday, after officers shot and wounded two residents Monday in unrelated incidents."
The idea behind a referendum is to give voters a direct voice in making their community better. These ballot questions can cover anything from stem-cell research to the fate of an empty lot. They may be binding or just advisory. Last month, referenda were on ballots in nine Chicago precincts.
A Chicago-based group called CeaseFire works in the city’s toughest neighborhoods. It trains former gang members to mediate conflicts that could turn violent. Those conflicts might be over turf or money, a pecking order or a personality clash.