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Roland Martin interviewed Black Trump supporter Pastor Darrell Scott on NewsOne Now to delve into his plans to tackle Chicago's gang violence problem.
Ohio pastor Darrell Scott is moving his much-talked summit to address gun violence in Chicago to Washington, D.C. Tuesday after talking with President Donald Trump about the idea in February.
The Chicago Police Department said Thursday that four people were killed in four hours and a pregnant woman was found dead during a violent spree of attacks that included at least nine victims.
Chicago police are searching for suspects in the gruesome gang rape of a 15-year-old girl that was live streamed on Facebook and watched by 40 people who failed to call authorities. Chi
Police say Tyshawn's shooting resulted from a bloody conflict involving rival factions of two of Chicago's oldest gangs--the Gangster Disciples and the Black P Stones.
Pierre Stokes, 25, was charged with three felony counts of aggravated battery for a shooting on March 8.
POLICE: 9-Year-Old Boy Fatally Shot In Chicago Was Lured Into Alley, “Executed” Due To Father’s Gang Ties
Police say the child was targeted because of his father's gang ties and a string of shootings between rival gangs. A basketball the boy often carried to and from school was found near his body.
Seven-year-old Amari Brown was among the victims of ten fatal shootings in Chicago over the long Fourth of July weekend, which saw 64 shootings in total, highlighting the problem of intractable violence in the embattled city, according to The Chicago Tribune. Brown was playing in a front yard in the city’s Humboldt Park community when he […]
A rash of gun violence exploded in Chicago over the weekend, leaving one person dead and 40 others injured. In this recent spate of shootings that began last Friday, a grieving grandmother and grandson were shot on a porch while the woman hosted a wake for her daughter. Chicago Police confirmed that the weekend’s lone […]
In a hard-fought runoff election, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel was returned to office for a second term, despite concerns over gang violence that spiked during his first tenure and a tense relationship with labor unions. Emanuel, former chief of staff for President Obama and Illinois congressman, defeated Cook County Commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia with 55.7 percent […]
The Chicago Sun-Times is reporting that Chicago leaders this week unveiled a “road map” to combat violence. SEE ALSO:John Crawford’s Family Sues City, Police, Walmart In Fatal Shooting The report and recommendations, released Tuesday by Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s Commission for a Safer Chicago, are aimed at tackling youth violence in the city. It came just […]
Following the bloody mass shooting incident at the Cornell Square Park shooting in September, students at the Richard J. Daley Elementary Academy in Chicago are exhibiting a creative way to cope with violence. Seventh-grade students went through an eight-week art program to help “send a clear message to the larger community about the impact these […]
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