Georgia recently made headlines over the shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery, 25, who was killed by white men while jogging in February.
Across the country, people are taking to the streets to express their hurt and outrage over the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
More Than 50 Years After The MLK Riots, The Same Section Of Chicago’s West Side Is Reeling From Destruction
Residents in Garfield Park said the chaos Sunday was “stupid” “hooliganism.” But they also understand the anger driving it.
Mayor Lightfoot says President Trump was aiming to “inflame racist urges” when he threatened to take action against protesters in Minneapolis.
The charges come after a video showed Derek Chauvin kneeling on Floyd's neck. The footage sparked protests, which culminated Thursday with a police station being burned.
Conservative Chicago Police Union President Joins Those Condemning Officer Who Killed George Floyd In Minneapolis
FOP Chicago President John Catanzara, Police Superintendent David Brown and Mayor Lori Lightfoot all spoke out against the killing.
With the courts closed, advocates worry detainees stuck awaiting trial at the county jail will be at greater risk of catching COVID-19.
100 Chicago poets contributed to “American Gun,” a communal poem on local gun violence.
As he settles into his new role as the city’s top cop, David Brown is making his plan to reduce summer shootings.
Chicago police are partnering with outreach groups to put workers in “hot spots” this weekend to mediate gang disputes and prevent shootings.