Congressman Bobby Rush, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, and county board president Toni Preckwinkle say they’re banding together to prevent bloodshed, but plans are vague.
To stop the bloodshed, members of the City Council propose more cops, jobs, church, and trips to Great America.
How city leaders reacted to some of the most notorious outbreaks of violence over the last two decades
After her 19-year-old daughter’s murder, Nortasha Stingley tries to figure what comes next.
His street art and love songs have a powerful antiviolence subtext—and his Summer in Pain Festival benefits CeaseFire.
Is there a cure for Chicago’s crippling dependence on firearms?
Dan Baum’s latest could use more guys, less Baum.
The people responsible for drug and gang violence follow a pattern: despair.
Ruben Fleischer’s new gangster epic is gonna get even with you
A shout-out for Jimmy Whispers, and Hannibal Buress hosts the new Tony Trimm mixtape
Artists Theaster Gates and Marc Bamuthi Joseph look at environmental and urban violence in Red, Black, and Green: a Blues
J.R. Jones on Beautiful Boy, his number 9 movie of 2011.
In the name of protecting kids, there’s a movement to take their sports equipment away
Americans used to play Halloween for keeps.
Mick Dumke is now kind of internet famous in the wake of Mayor Daley offering to bust a cap in his ass in order to demonstrate the importance of taking […]