Chicago crime

President Barack Obama referred to a videotaped attack on a Chicago mentally disabled man as "despicable" Thursday while talking about the city's crime rate. Four teens have been charged with hate crimes in connection with the violent assault captured in a Facebook Live clip.

Kamel Harris, 41, was arrested on Monday for murder charges related to Kyrian Knox’s killing.

This weekend was the deadliest so far this year in Chicago. The Chicago Tribune reports that 17 people were killed, including an eighth-grade honors student and twin 17-year-old boys.

A 22-year-old Chicago man has been charged in the execution-style shooting of Tyshawn Lee, 9, whose death in November rankled the nation and became the latest symbol of problems with gun violence in America.

Reverend Jesse Jackson spent his  birthday weekend working for the good of the community. Reverend Jesse Jackson  called for a White House conference on gun violence in…

In a hard-fought runoff election, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel was returned to office for a second term, despite concerns over gang violence that spiked during his…