Chicago Murder Epidemic

Chicago 3 Dead, 9 Wounded in City Shootings

Two women and a man were killed and at least nine others wounded in shootings across the South and West sides Saturday night and Sunday morning, according to police. Most recently a woman was shot dead about 7:45 a.m. Sunday in the 7200 block of South Green Street in the Englewood neighborhood on the South…

3 dead, 17 Wounded in Shootings across Chicago

Shootings across the city have left three men dead and 17 other people wounded since about 11 a.m. Friday, according to authorities. All three men who were killed were shot on the West Side within about a three-hour period Friday night. All were pronounced at Mount Sinai Hospital. Three men were shot, one fatally, about…

Chicago Bloodiest Day in Over a Decade: 9 Killed, 12 Wounded

Nine people were killed and at least 12 others wounded in shootings across Chicago Wednesday, including an 11-year-old boy slain by accidental gunfire. Wednesday was the deadliest day in the city in over a decade. It approaches the peak of 10 that occurred on July 5, 2003, according to the Chicago Tribune. The latest homicide…

Shootings Leave Residents Scared to Go Out

CHICAGO: When the weather is nice, Ehrick Harper likes to sit outside of the Chatham Great Choice apparel store where he works. Harper, 38, knows the store is on a particularly violent stretch of East 79th Street, but says he makes the two-hour commute from the West Side because he needs work. “I have to…

Two Police Involved Shootings in Chicago

Why do we not hear more from Jessie, Al Sharpton and Obama When it comes to Chicago. All we hear is the gunfire ringing out and the body count increasing in these Neighborhoods day after day. Chicago police shot and killed two armed men in separate incidents on the West and South sides Sunday evening,…

53 Murders, 224 Shot and Wounded in August in Chicago War Zone

No matter how Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Police Superintendant Garry McCarthy spin it by touting overall crime being down in the city, the numbers for 2013 are still horrifying. The website HeyJackass.com, which keeps some pretty interesting data regarding Chicago crime statistics, reports that the city saw 53 homicides in August, with 41 deaths…