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Hadiya Pendleton Pivotal in Gun Debate Say Sen. Kirk, Supt. McCarthy

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk joined Police Supt. Garry McCarthy in urging mandatory minimums for gun violations.

Grand Crossing »

Tougher Gun Laws Would Have Kept Murder Victims in Jail, Top Cop Says

ANALYSIS: 89 shooting victims this year would have been in jail under harsher penalties pushed by cops.

Downtown »

Aldermen Push Back Against Mandatory Minimum Sentencing for Gun Crimes

Chicago aldermen spoke out against a resolution calling for stricter gun sentencing policy statewide.

Uptown »

Cappleman Recalls Chat With Uptown Gang Members, Says They Need Help, Too

The alderman's comments came during a discussion about mandatory minimum sentencing for gun crimes.

Uptown »

Cappleman: Curbing Public Drinking, Vagrancy Will Reduce Uptown Crime

Gun violence and drug dealing in Uptown are tied to public drinking and vagrancy, Cappleman said.    

Bronzeville »

Police, Feds Bust 33 Gang Members Involved in Murder, Drug Ring

The drug bust includes the group's "King," who controlled Chicago murders and drugs from Las Vegas.

West Loop »

Chicago Marathon: Security Briefing Takes Brief Break for Levity

Police Supt. Garry McCarthy scoffed at a weather forecast, but predicted a "fun, safe and secure" race.

Downtown »

Chicago Marathon Security to Include Bomb-Sniffing Dogs, Bag Checks

The strategies will be similar to those employed during the Blackhawks championship rally.

Ashburn »

Man in Custody in Decapitation of Girlfriend's Admirer, Top Cop Says

Supt. Garry McCarthy said police have caught the man believed to have committed the grisly slaying.

South Loop »

Rahm Calls for 'Urgency' in Wake of Back of the Yards Shootings

Mayor Rahm Emanuel called for state legislators to show "urgency" in strengthening gun control.

North Lawndale »

How Chicago's Top Cop Helped Ease a Grieving Mom's Pain

Frustrated with the pace of the probe into her daughter's murder, a mother reached out to Garry McCarthy.

Back of the Yards »

Back of the Yards Gunmen Wanted Revenge for Earlier Shooting: Authorities

Two people fired into a crowd on rival gang turf, wounding 3-year-old Deonta' Howard and 12 others.

Back of the Yards »

Two Men, Not the Shooters, Charged in Back of the Yards Mass Attack

Byron Champ and Kewane Gatewood "played a significant role," said cops, adding it's "just the beginning."