Gangs

To combat the problem of gang violence in Chicago directly, Mayor Lori Lightfoot is looking to hit gang members where it hurts by not only taking them to court but also coming for their assets. 

A mother was fatally shot in Chicago. Authorities said she was caught in the crossfire while standing outside with her 1-year-old daughter.

Four Georgia teens pursued summer jobs to stay out of trouble. They were pressured to join neighborhood gangs.

A team of scholars analyze how social media posts escalate into violence. The scholars are calling it a public health problem.

According to new reports, on Wednesday a judge appointed a special administrator to oversee Prince‘s estate and also set a court date for next week to begin deciding who should inherit the singer’s fortune. District Court Judge Kevin Eide assigned Bremer Trust, Prince’s longtime bank, to maintain his estate until an executor is chosen by the […]

Former Sec. of Education Arne Duncan takes new job in Chicago to help high school dropouts. He plans to create a program to teach them job skills to escape gang life.

An arrest has been made in Chicago in the shooting death of nine-year-old Tyshawn Lee.

Corey Morgan is a person of interest in the shooting death of 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee.

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.

ALFREDO ESTRELLA/Getty Images They say crime doesn’t pay, but over time, gangsters have proven otherwise. In the early part of the 20th century, a gangster’s profit was measured by how much liquor sales they acquired during prohibition. Since then, the narrative of gangsters transitioned into gambling and drug trafficking. In the seventies, gangsters made a […]

New York City police have arrested and charged a man in connection with the shooting that killed a Bronx resident as he was holding his toddler child in his arms. James Capers, 22, was arrested Wednesday, according to the NY Daily News. He was charged with opening fire in the fatal shooting that took the life […]

A 21-year-old Bronx man lost his life on Tuesday after he was shot in the head as he clutched his one-year-old daughter in his arms, The New York Daily News reports. The shooting took place a little after 1:20 p.m. as Allen McQueen was taking his daughter, Taylor, to the park. McQueen was carrying his daughter on […]