chicago violence

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Downtown »

It's the first time Chicago's seen a big drop in crime since violence surged in 2016.

Downtown »

Bringing the National Guard here could make Chicago's violence worse, experts said.

Downtown »

Most Americans said crime in the United States is getting worse even though it's not.

Downtown »

Mayor Rahm Emanuel called on a need for Chicago to address its violence and come together to prevent it.

Downtown »

Trump cited a meeting he had with "a top police officer in Chicago who's not the police chief."

Downtown »

The summer started off with a bloody June that saw more than 70 people killed throughout the city.

Near West Side »

Closing a liquor store and chicken shop may help stop violence in the area, Ald. Burnett said.

West Loop »

The interfaith prayer service Thursday will be a response to the gun violence that plagues the city. 

River West »

Ald. Burnett would consider a gun range in River West, but the business couldn't sell guns, he said.

Bronzeville »

"There's always been a need for more open space in the community," said Ald. Pat Dowell.

Logan Square »

Esteban Miranda, who beat the Logan Square boy into a coma, was sentenced to 23 years in prison.

Auburn Gresham »

Police said the men were shot after pointing guns at officers.

Humboldt Park »

Jedidiah Brown dodged bullets Monday, then brought the gunman to the scene of another shooting Tuesday.

Near West Side »

The South Side native, in town for an art exhibit, talked rap murders, drill music and social media.

Rogers Park »

Family and supporters of victim John Costulas breathed a sigh of relief Thursday as the verdict was read.