U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk joined Police Supt. Garry McCarthy in urging mandatory minimums for gun violations.
ANALYSIS: 89 shooting victims this year would have been in jail under harsher penalties pushed by cops.
Chicago aldermen spoke out against a resolution calling for stricter gun sentencing policy statewide.
The alderman's comments came during a discussion about mandatory minimum sentencing for gun crimes.
Gun violence and drug dealing in Uptown are tied to public drinking and vagrancy, Cappleman said.
The drug bust includes the group's "King," who controlled Chicago murders and drugs from Las Vegas.
Police Supt. Garry McCarthy scoffed at a weather forecast, but predicted a "fun, safe and secure" race.
The strategies will be similar to those employed during the Blackhawks championship rally.
Supt. Garry McCarthy said police have caught the man believed to have committed the grisly slaying.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel called for state legislators to show "urgency" in strengthening gun control.
Frustrated with the pace of the probe into her daughter's murder, a mother reached out to Garry McCarthy.
Two people fired into a crowd on rival gang turf, wounding 3-year-old Deonta' Howard and 12 others.
Byron Champ and Kewane Gatewood "played a significant role," said cops, adding it's "just the beginning."
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