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Chicago Gun Violence

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"There are too many guns, too few values and not a sense of consequence," said Mayor Rahm Emanuel.

River North »

The likely next top prosecutor and the top cop were part of a panel talking about murder.

River North »

Police Supt. Eddie Johnson addressed the City Club after six people were killed this weekend.

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Police gave gun buy-back programs part of the credit for taking 2,858 guns off the street this year.

River North »

Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez addressed the City Club with a breakfast speech.

Downtown »

Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin said the tax would help curb gun violence across the city.

Englewood »

High levels also report being harrassed by police.

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."

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

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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.