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While the Meter Runs on the City's Legal Tab, Children Lack Protection

David Protess | Posted 10.01.2012 | Chicago
David Protess

$82 million for public safety. That's how much Mayor Rahm Emmanuel slashed from the city's budget to reduce the deficit. In times of tapped out taxpayers, it's hard to quarrel with the mayor's goal. But what about the impact on concerned residents?

Second Suspect Released With No Charges In Girl's Shooting Death

Posted 07.09.2012 | Chicago

Updated story Two days before a memorial service for a 7-year-old girl who was gunned down in gang crossfire late last month, Chicago police made a...

3-Year-Old Among At Least 17 Hurt, 9 Killed In Weekend Shootings

Posted 07.02.2012 | Chicago

At least 26 people, including a 3-year-old boy, were shot over another hot weekend in Chicago, nine of them fatally. The 3-year-old child was shot ...

No Bond For Man Charged In Slaying Of 7-Year-Old Selling Candy

Posted 07.02.2012 | Chicago

Updated story A 26-year-old Chicago man police say is a gang member was charged and ordered held without bond Sunday in the slaying of a 7-year-old...

7-Year-Old Fatally Shot While Selling Snow Cones On City's West Side

Posted 06.28.2012 | Chicago

A 7-year-old girl was fatally shot Wednesday evening outside her family's home on Chicago's West Side. Heaven Sutton was playing with friends and h...