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Chicago Synagogue Vandalized With Swastikas

A hate crime investigation is underway after the front window of the Chicago Loop Synagogue was smashed by a vandal who affixed swastikas to its front entrance early Saturday. Read more

Illinois – Chicago Police Superintendent Becomes Ill At News Conference

Illinois – Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson became ill and wavered on his feet during a news conference Friday morning. Read more

Chicago Records 762 Homicides In 2016

The city of Chicago recorded 762 homicides in 2016 an average of two murders per day, the most killings in the city for two decades and more than New York and Los Angeles combined. Read more

Black Lives Matter: Chicago Murders Top 700 Annually for First Time Since 1990s

CHICAGO—Murders here surpassed the 700 mark Thursday, a somber tally not seen since the drug wars of the 1990s as the police department continues reforms aimed at regaining public trust. Read more

Man Beats Chicago Police officer Who Refused To Shoot Him For Fear of Public Backlash

Chicago police released dramatic video showing a hulking gang member, allegedly high on PCP, attacking an officer a brutal beating that left the cop, who said she didn’t user her gun because she feared public backlash, severely injured. Read more

Chicago Police Recommend Firing Of 7 Cops For False Report

Seven Chicago police officers should be fired for filing false reports in the fatal shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald in 2014, the police superintendent said Thursday, in a move aimed at repairing the reputation of a department dogged by decades of cover-ups and scandal. Read more

Black Lives Matter: Nearly 100 People Shot In Chicago In Less Than A Week

Nearly 100 people have been shot in Chicago in less than a week, pushing the number of shooting victims so far this year to more than 2,500 about 800 more than this time last year, according to data kept by the Tribune. Read more

Chicago – Video Of Fatal Shooting Shows Chicago Officers Firing At Car

Chicago authorities have released video of an unarmed teen Paul O’ Neal being shot and killed by officers, including one who laments that he will receive “desk duty” for his actions. Read more

Jewish Doctor Fatally Struck By SUV While Jogging In Chicago

A 74-year-old Jewish doctor who was jogging early Wednesday morning in South Chicago was struck and killed by a speeding SUV that failed to stopped for the doctor as he attempted to cross at the intersection of East 67th Street and South Jeffery Avenue, Chicago polcie said. Read more

Black Lives Matter: 5 Killed, 42 Wounded In Chicago Weekend Gun Violence

Five people were killed and at least 42 more have been wounded in shootings across the city since Friday evening, according to Chicago Police. Read more