Eight dead, dozens injured as gun violence rocks Chicago

​For the second time this month, more than 60 people were shot over the course of a weekend in Chicago. At least eight of the 61 people struck by bullets this weekend have died, Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson confirmed during a Monday morning press conference. That includes two missing teenage boys found dead in a… Read More Eight dead, dozens injured as gun violence rocks Chicago

Violent protests erupt in Chicago after police fatally shoots man 

​A violent clash broke out late Saturday in Chicago’s predominately black South Side neighborhood after police shot and killed a man whom they suspected was carrying a firearm. A crowd of about 150 residents shouted ‘murderers’ and obscenities, local media reports said. They tossed rocks, bottles and jumped on police cars as the protest escalated… Read More Violent protests erupt in Chicago after police fatally shoots man