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Even with 2016's surge in shootings, Chicago's violence doesn't approach countries like Afghanistan.

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The top federal prosecutor in the region says gangs are emboldened.

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Callers slammed Pfleger after the U.S. flag was seen flying below the Chi-Raq flag at St. Sabina.

Downtown »

Chance the Rapper said "Chi-Raq's" plot was a "slap in the face to any mother that lost a child here."

Englewood »

Hudson was featured in a profile on Sunday's episode of CBS Sunday Morning.

Downtown »

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

Englewood »

The new alderman for Englewood and Auburn Gresham said he's been involved in politics since he was 11.

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 »

Spike Lee will shoot scenes Downtown for his controversial film Monday.

Auburn Gresham »

Ald. David Moore denied a permit request for the movie to celebrate the filming of "Chiraq."

Hyde Park »

Nearly 500 extras filmed the pivotal scene on Monday of Lee's "Chiraq," a title Ald. Burns objects to.

Auburn Gresham »

But Ald. Burns and others still upset over potential name.

Downtown »

Ald. Will Burns' resolution says any film subsidy should enhance, not diminish the city's reputation.

Rogers Park »

Spike Lee's controversial tax subsidy request and rogue golf carts top our roundup of stories this week.