gun violence

An argument escalated to a tragedy in one Chicago community on Sunday. In the Burnside neighborhood on the South Side, Donald Johnson, 22, was arguing with his 43-year-old father over who would walk the dog that morning. Eventually, the intensity increased and both family members shot each other at about 8:20 a.m., according to Chicago police […]

President Donald Trump put Chicago on notice Tuesday that he would “send in the Feds” if the city fails to stem the “carnage” from its surge of violence, CBS News – Chicago reports. He sent that message in a twitter post, in which he cited a 24 percent increase from 2016 in the number of […]

Democrats who serve on the House Oversight Committee requested that President-elect Donald Trump’s financial activity be investigated to ensure that he hasn’t made any unlawful decisions.

The Windy City is very close to surpassing last year’s death toll with four months to go before the year’s end.   Dwyane Wade’s cousin Nykea Aldridge was just one of 89 people shot and killed in Chicago in August, the highest death rate we’ve seen in the past 20 years. Even worse? Chicago is extremely close […]

Over the weekend, more senseless violence plagued our communities. This time, however, it affected the family of Toya Wright, who is now dealing with the sudden loss of her two brothers. They were both innocent bystanders when their lives were taken by bullets over the weekend. This tragedy hits close to home for many other […]

Medics rushed the toddler to Hahnemann University Hospital. She was pronounced dead at 1:01 p.m. on Thursday.

According to reports, the two girls were already shot by the time officers arrived.

In a tearful interview, the victim’s mother said her daughter was “her angel.”   Reggina Jefferies, 16, was one of many attending a Tuesday repass in downtown Oakland, California, for two boys who drowned in a local reservoir, when she lost her life to gun violence, according toKTVU. Directly after the ceremony, shots rang out […]

In a Facebook video posted to the Chicago Tribune's website, twenty-eight-year-old Antonio Perkins is seen on camera enjoying a summer evening outside with family and friends on Wednesday.

Reggina Jefferies was a praise dancer at the funeral ceremony honoring the memory of friends Josiah Pratt and Jamari Wilson, two 15-year-olds who drowned in nearby Modesto, when she was shot and killed.

There is no evidence that the gun was fired, police said. They released information about the finding Tuesday after an attorney for the man accused of shooting Smith hinted that a second gun at the scene made his client fear for his life.