SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Recent police-caused deaths and ongoing concerns about racial sensitivity are behind a set of police reform bills sponsored by Illinois Democrats.
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CHICAGO (AP)–A 3-year-old Chicago boy is in critical condition after being shot in the head at a home on the city’s West Side.
CHICAGO (AP) — Authorities have arrested the alleged patriarch of one of Chicago’s most notorious street gangs and dozens of his alleged subordinates on drug charges.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Bulls player Joakim Noah will address ways to curb Chicago’s gun violence.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has met with law enforcement and school officials to talk about the city’s violence problem.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, accompanied by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, trumpeted figures showing the latest public school year was the safest for students in the last seven years.
DANVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A Danville man is dead after a shooting in the small eastern Illinois city.
CHICAGO (AP) — The number of illegal guns seized by Chicago police has passed the 2,000 mark so far this year.
CHICAGO (AP) — Four people have been killed and at least 31 have been wounded in shootings in Chicago over the weekend _ the third weekend in a row in which more than 30 people suffered gunshot wounds.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Police are investigating a series of weekend shootings that left at least eight people dead and 44 injured — including five children who were hurt Sunday evening when someone opened fire from a vehicle as they played outside.