While Spike Lee Filmed ‘Chiraq’: 331 Hurt, 65 Killed in Shootings
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While Spike Lee Filmed ‘Chiraq’: 331 Hurt, 65 Killed in Shootings

Mike Flannery, FOX32   CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) – Spike Lee’s upcoming movie is named…

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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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#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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Spike Lee Accused of ‘Stigmatizing’ Chicago as ‘Chiraq’
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Spike Lee Accused of ‘Stigmatizing’ Chicago as ‘Chiraq’

Fran Spielman, THE CHICAGO SUN-TIMES     (The Chicago Sun-Times)—Director Spike Lee was accused Friday…

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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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Violence Wanes in Chicago, but Fear Looms Over Mayor’s Race
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Violence Wanes in Chicago, but Fear Looms Over Mayor’s Race

DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — A few years ago, violence on Chicago streets…

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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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2013 Ends with a Big Drop in Homicides in Chicago
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2013 Ends with a Big Drop in Homicides in Chicago

DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Following a year when Chicago led the nation…

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The ‘Chiraq’ War Mentality in Chicago Prevents Solutions
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The ‘Chiraq’ War Mentality in Chicago Prevents Solutions

[The Root] Now that Chicago has recorded the fewest number of murders since 1965, maybe…

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