Chicago Violence Continues Unabated

Chicago violence continues to grab headlines. A “Peace Picnic” ended with three shot and one beaten at a park on the Near North Side. Earlier, at a basketball tourney, gunfire left one dead, another critically wounded and an arrest of an armed 13-year-old. And both happened in Illinois designated “gun free” zones. Magical thinking does […]

Happy Obama Day: 10 Killed, 60 Wounded In Chicago Gang Violence This Weekend

Illinois celebrated its first ‘Barack Obama Day‘ on Saturday. Meanwhile in the former president’s adopted home town, gang violence ran rampant. With high temperatures and low self-control, the city’s criminal class kept hospitals busy. By the end of the holiday weekend, 60 were wounded and 10 had died. Operating from their standard summer season playbook, Chicago […]