Police Join West Side Residents For ‘Keep Peace In The Streets Prayer March’ In Face Of Summer Gun Violence

CHICAGO (CBS) — Stands against violence. This weekend, Chicago’s top cop has been hitting the streets for peace walks, just weeks after facing ire from … Continue reading

U.S. DOJ Announces Multi-Jurisdictional Plan To Fight Gun Trafficking, A Major Focus In Chicago Violent Crime Reduction Efforts

CHICAGO (CBS) — Officials from the U.S. Department of Justice and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives have announced concrete steps to fight … Continue reading

Scorching Report From Independent Monitoring Team Says Chicago Police Were Not Prepared Or Trained For Civil Unrest In Wake Of George Floyd Protests

CHICAGO (CBS) — A new report concludes that Chicago and its Police Department weren’t prepared, trained, or ready for the protests, looting, and unrest we … Continue reading

Arson, Bomb Threats Among Crimes That Have Been Keeping Illinois Unemployment Offices Closed, Governor’s Office Says

CHICAGO (CBS) — Arsons, bomb threats, and vandalism – we have been asking for months, and now for the first time, we are learning about … Continue reading

“Christmas In July” In Aurora Provides Life Essentials To Victims Of Domestic And Sexual Violence

Hearts in Aurora on Saturday opened to victims and families impacted by domestic and sexual violence. Aurora police and the group Mutual Ground collected simple … Continue reading

Ex-Chicago Heights Park District Police Chief Claims He Was Never Officially Fired, Does Not Have To Turn Over Badge

CHICAGO (CBS) — For more than a year the Chicago Heights Park District has been trying to get its badge back from its former police chief. … Continue reading