Chicago Crime

Police work the scene where two people were shot near the intersection of 60th and Maplewood Avenue Tuesday April 24, 2018 in Chicago. (Armando L. Sanchez/Chicago Tribune/TNS via Getty Images)

Nearly 40 Shot over 3 Days in Gun-Controlled Chicago

Nearly 40 people were shot during the first three days of this week in gun-controlled Chicago. The wounded included a 15-year-old boy and a 4-year-old girl, while the deceased included a 21-year-old mother.

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Chicago Police Commander Shot Dead

Paul Bauer, a 31-year veteran of the Chicago Police Department and commander of the Near North District died of multiple gunshot wounds after he was attacked outside Chicago’s iconic downtown Thompson Center Tuesday.

Sarah Huckabee Sanders

Sarah Huckabee Sanders: Chicago Gun Violence ‘Driven by Morality’

Friday at an off-camera briefing at the White House, deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said gun violence in Chicago was “driven more by morality than anything else.” Huckabee Sanders was asked about the Trump administration announcement of a newly

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Donald Trump Offers Chicago Help with Its Murder Rate

As the year ended and the bloodletting in Chicago was tallied at nearly 800 murders, President-elect Donald J. Trump took to Twitter to decry the massive loss of life and chided the Windy City’s mayor for his seeming inability to do anything about the mayhem in his city.