Harsh penalties for gun crimes don’t make communities safer.
Was the police shooting of Harith Augustus justified? Is Blue Lives Matter for white cops only? Three black Chicago-area officers talk about what things look like from where they stand.
In the early 80s, a .38 revolver was just the thing for a modern woman to defend herself against assault.
Students marching Saturday said they refused to let the violent deaths of friends go in vain.
Also, Robin Kelly to Sarah Huckabee Sanders: Most guns used in Chicago shootings come from out of state.
Also, former governor Rod Blagojevich speaks about his time in prison.
Also, new Chicago Water Department emails show attempts at firearms deals and jokes about the city’s gun violence.
Also, the New York Daily News slams Rahm’s “DUMB TRACK MIND.”
Also, high water levels in Lake Michigan could shrink local beaches this summer.
Also, Heineken acquires the rest of Lagunitas Brewing Co.
Also, an alderman wants to spend $25 million on programs to prevent gang and gun violence over the summer.
Also, the ACLU criticizes former U.S. attorney Zachary Fardon’s open letter on Chicago violence.
Systemic racial prejudice was the single-biggest missing element from Rahm’s “major speech.”
By blaming legislators for weak gun laws, Mayor Emanuel has ducked questions about his policing strategies.
Garry McCarthy again calls for tougher sentences for gun offenders.