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Chicago Violent Crime

Study Finds Link Between Liquor Stores And Gun Violence

Posted 09.20.2013 | Black Voices

The city of Chicago has been plagued by horrific incidences of gun violence, as more and more lives have been claimed, particularly in the city's sout...

Shooting With My Pen From Violence City

Donna Marie Williams | Posted 07.30.2013 | Chicago
Donna Marie Williams

Sunday morning, some teens shot at some other teens on my block. In fact, it happened directly in front of my house.

Study Shows Violence Costs Chicago $5.3 Billion Annually

Posted 06.21.2012 | Chicago

A Center for American Progress study tracing the costs of violent crime found that Chicago loses $5.3 billion to the literal and intangible costs of v...

No Bail For Suspect In Bucktown Baseball-Bat Attack

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A Cook County judge denied bail today for the Chicago man who's charged in the baseball-bat attack last week in Bucktown on a financial adviser and he...

CeaseFire: Homicide Stats In Chicago Are Actually Down

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Tio Hardiman knows Chicago's killing fields better than most people. The director of CeaseFire Illinois keeps tabs on violent conflicts across the ...

Two In Custody In Bucktown Baseball Bat Attack That Left Two Women Critically Injured

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A man and a woman are in custody in a baseball-bat attack that put two women in the hospital last week, police sources said. Stacy Jurich, 24, and ...