Scott led a meeting in Washington last week with former gang leaders to address several issues plaguing Chicago.   Pastor Darrell Scott finally held a much-discussed gang summit last week in Washington, D.C. The Ohio church leader’s plans to address Chicago’s gun and gang violence were discussed with a delegation of former gang leaders in a […]


Ohio pastor Darrell Scott is moving his talked-about summit to address gun violence in Chicago to Washington, D.C. Tuesday after talking with President Donald Trump about the idea in February.

A dispute over sneakers and pants turned deadly. Rep. Danny Davis pledges to prevent more tragedies like this.

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 […]

Nykea Aldridge, 32, a mother of four, was walking to register her children for school on the city’s South Side.   Dwyane Wade‘s cousin was shot and killed in Chicago Friday afternoon while pushing her 3-week-old baby girl in a stroller on the city’s South Side, reports the New York Daily News, precipitating the latest outcry against gun violence […]


A jury deliberated for just over two hours Saturday, finding 27-year-old Donnell Flora guilty of first-degree murder, attempted murder and aggravated battery in the death of Endia Martin.

The criticism against the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois began in January when the non-profit organization teamed up with the Chicago Police Department to monitor police stops with the help of contact cards and thorough reports on incidents between officers and civilians.

Over the extended Memorial Day holiday weekend, a series of shootings in Chicago has left at least 56 people shot, including a 4-year-old girl. In…


Chicago is a violent city but it’s not the murder capital of the country. That’s according to a recent study by the Pew Research Center. A…


CHICAGO (AP) — Two men have been charged in a mass shooting at a Chicago park that wounded 13 people, including a 3-year-old boy, but…


First Lady Michelle Obama returned to Chicago on Wednesday to join Mayor Rahm Emmanuel and prominent business leaders in hopes of raising  awareness and money…