Saturday, December 14, 2019

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Despite Violent Summer, Chicago’s Crime Rate Fell...

In 2013, Chicago newspapers and television stations kept a deadly count, listing those slain each day, most by gun violence. One of the most...

Chicago’s Murder Rate Drops to 50-Year Low,...

After the nation had grown accustomed to seeing Chicago consumed by violence, the recent announcement that the city's homicide rate is at its lowest...

More Chicago Gun Violence as 5 Killed...

Chicago's wave of murderous gun violence continued over the weekend, as five people were killed and at least 18 wounded in shootings in the...

First Lady Michelle Obama Shares Her Joy...

First lady Michelle Obama gave CBS Sunday Morning a little peek into the life of her family at the start of her husband's second...

25 Shot, 4 Killed in Chicago Weekend...

Chicago's unrelenting shooting spree continues as up to 25 people were shot and four killed over the last three days. The mayhem occurred even as...

Hadiya Pendleton Murder Suspects Plead Not Guilty

Two men charged with the shooting death of 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton a mile from President Obama's home in Chicago entered pleas of not guilty...

6-Month-Old Baby Killed in Another Tragic Chicago...

In a horrifying incident, a six-month-old baby girl was shot five times and killed in Chicago while her father, who was also shot, changed...

Gen. Honore Suggests Chicago Bring in National...

Russel L. Honore, the tough-talking lieutenant general who shot to fame when he swept into New Orleans as a dominating presence in the wake...

In Remarkably Personal Terms, Obama Relates to...

In the African-American community and beyond, people have been craving for the president to speak out against gun violence and poverty in a personal...

102-Year Old Haitian Woman Added to Michelle...

Desiline Victor, a dedicated 102-year-old Obama supporter, has nabbed a special invitation to see President Obama’s State of the Union Address after becoming the...

Revenge, Mistaken Identity Led to Hadiya Pendleton...

Revenge was the motive that brought alleged gang members Michael Ward, 18, and Kenneth Williams, 20, to Harsh Park in Chicago on Jan. 29,...

Obama Returns to Chicago to Address Gun...

President Barack Obama will be returning to his adopted hometown of Chicago on Friday to talk about his plans to reform gun control laws...

Obama to Return to Chicago After State...

President Obama will return to Chicago Friday to address the city’s rampant gun violence, according to a statement from the White House. First lady...

Hadiya Pendleton Killing Update: 2 Men Charged...

Hadiya Pendleton Killing Updated: 02/11/2013 9:27pm. Two men have  been charged in the shooting death of 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton. Michael Ward, 18, and Kenneth Williams,...

First Lady, Family and Friends Pay Tribute...

More than a thousand people gathered to mourn as 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton was laid to rest this weekend. The Chicago native was shot and...

Michelle Obama to Attend Funeral of Slain...

Obama to attend funeral after public outcry. First lady Michelle Obama will attend the funeral service for 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton, the young girl who was...

Michelle Obama to Attend Hadiya Pendleton’s Funeral

First lady Michelle Obama will attend the funeral service for 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton, the young girl who was shot just a mile away from...

Chicago Leaders Urged Obama to Address City’s...

Sunday brought a continued outcry in Chicago over the death of 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton, the honors student and band majorette who was shot and...

Belafonte Challenges Blacks on Gun Violence at...

Famed singer and civil rights icon Harry Belafonte used the NAACP Image Awards on Friday night to challenge the black community to take a...

Rev. Jackson Leads March to Park Where...

 Keeping the nation's focus on the young victims of gun violence, Rev. Jesse Jackson is leading a march in Chicago today to the park...

Senseless Shooting of Hadiya Pendleton: Where is...

Denene Milner - Her name was Hadiya Pendleton, and she was only 15 years old. The dimples in her cheeks, the sparkle in her...