The Crime Lab received a MacArthur Foundation award to pursue its study of teen violence and guns.
After meeting with community leaders about gun violence, the Rev. Al Sharpton will meet with residents.
The spotlight brought by the minister is welcomed but not needed, alderman said.
Sharpton, who moved into a West Side apartment building, plans to commute to Chicago once a week.
Violence will bring Rev. Al Sharpton and Martin Luther King III to Chicago this month.
The North Side legislator plans to introduce a bill closing a concealed-carry loophole.
The family of the Canaryville man who died in November held a memorial service this week.
Friends and teachers gatherered outside a Bronzeville high school for powerful daytime memorial ceremony.
Two men face robbery charges after allegedly holding up family members celebrating after Sunday services.
Robbery suspect's alleged accomplice spotted in casino photo, charged this week.
Off-duty cop T homas Wortham IV was killed in 2010 when gang members tried to steal his motorcycle.
The former Chicago mayor has frequently traveled to China since leaving office.
Marcus Harris shot a man in the back in the parking lot of the 7-Eleven near Wrigley Field, police said.
Cornelius German, 15, died and nine others were injured in shootings across the city.
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