Suburban Guns: Will Chicago Lawsuit Stem Flow of Illegal Weapons Into City?
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Suburban Guns: Will Chicago Lawsuit Stem Flow of Illegal Weapons Into City?

(Christian Science Monitor) – As gun violence spikes once again in Chicago, gun control advocates…

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Several Big U.S. Cities See Homicide Rates Surge
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Several Big U.S. Cities See Homicide Rates Surge

  (USA Today) – After seeing years of decline in violent crime, several major American…

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Deadly Weekend in Chicago Highlights City’s Gang Warfare
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Deadly Weekend in Chicago Highlights City’s Gang Warfare

DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — A 7-year-old boy who was one of seven…

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White Mob Attack and Brutal Double Stabbing in Chicago
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White Mob Attack and Brutal Double Stabbing in Chicago

By Ashahed M. Muhammad Special to the NNPA from The Final Call CHICAGO (The Final…

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#CHIRAQ: More Than Just a Nickname, a Shameful and Tragic Reality for Many
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#CHIRAQ: More Than Just a Nickname, a Shameful and Tragic Reality for Many

A new movie, second term for mayor and summer approaching has all eyes on Chicago’s…

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Murders, Shootings on the Rise in Chicago
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Murders, Shootings on the Rise in Chicago

  CHICAGO (USA Today) — After recording the fewest number of murders in decades last…

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Youth Jobs Program Tied to Drop in Violent Crime
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Youth Jobs Program Tied to Drop in Violent Crime

LINDSEY TANNER, AP Medical Writer CHICAGO (AP) — A summer jobs program that engaged mentors…

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Fewer Homicides in Chicago, but Residents Not Satisfied
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Fewer Homicides in Chicago, but Residents Not Satisfied

by Andrea V. Watson Special to the NNPA from the Chicago Defender CHICAGO – Homicides…

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Report: Chicago Police Are Getting Away With Brutality, and Most Of It Is Against Minorities
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Report: Chicago Police Are Getting Away With Brutality, and Most Of It Is Against Minorities

  (The Huffington Post) – A report to be presented to the United Nations next…

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Black Girls Also Victims of Gun Violence
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Black Girls Also Victims of Gun Violence

By Marlon Peterson Special to the NNPA PERSPECTIVE In 1999, when I was 19 years…

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