Chicago Gun Violence

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Downtown »

The Rev. Michael Pfleger called it an "orchestrated distraction" from the city's real gun violence.

Englewood »

Politicians tugged from opposite sides on Spike Lee's film, as Gov. Bruce Rauner halted the tax program.

Downtown »

Ald. Will Burns (4th) was trying to halt a state tax credit for Spike Lee's "Chiraq" film production.

Downtown »

McCarthy told aldermen crime was down, and the racial disparity for marijuana citations was "erased."

Downtown »

Police Supt. Garry McCarthy faced grilling from aldermen on crime statistics.

Downtown »

Overall crime from Jan. 1-June 30 also decreased for the third straight year, down 15 percent from 2013.

The Loop »

U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly prepared what she called the "blueprint for ending the crisis" of gun violence.

Downtown »

The City Council passed a court-ordered ordinance for licensing gun shops.

Downtown »

But the mayor's ordinance would set strict rules for sales and for the location of gun shops.

Downtown »

"We're just hanging in there," said Nathaniel Pendleton on what would have been Hadiya's 17th birthday.

Downtown »

Mayor Rahm Emanuel planned to submit the ordinance at Wednesday's City Council meeting.

Washington Park »

Mayor Rahm Emanuel called on all media, artists, entertainers and athletes to join the effort.

Andersonville »

Mayor Rahm Emanuel erupted in anger over the Easter weekend's "senseless, meaningless violence."

Edgewater »

Mayor Rahm Emanuel admitted that, at first, "we didn't really have a comprehensive anti-gang strategy."

Bronzeville »

The mayor will seek a six-month delay in a court order allowing gun shops in the city.