Supt. Eddie Johnson said the bill should put repeat gun offenders on notice that they will go to prison.
The 12-year-old girl was stabbed to death in Uptown earlier this month.
David Purnell was acquitted of all charges after being arrested Jan. 1, 2014.
Black Lives Matter and other organizations are hosting a vigil and march for domestic violence victims.
Donovan was on his way with his family to get Christmas haircuts in December 2013 when he was killed.
Riding the train has never looked so fabulous.
The city shouldn't get a lot of rain, and it will be cooler than normal for this time of year.
The 48th annual Chicago Gay Pride Parade kicks off at noon Sunday.
Murals, sculptures and installations will be unveiled in each of Chicago's 50 wards by the end of 2017.
Most recently, a 29-year-old man was shot in Washington Park.
Or at least a stern warning from police, as some North Side beachgoers learned on Father's Day.
The victims were driving when they were shot by someone in another car.
Orr, 72, who served 39 years in elected positions, will become a fellow at the University of Chicago.
Joseph Hazley allegedly took Desiree Robinson, 16, to have sex with a man, who then killed her.
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