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Public Safety

Arrest made after CPS schools, including Simeon, were targeted with online threats of gun violence

Race Against Gun Violence shows need for on-the-ground violence prevention, organizers say

On the crime front, a glimmer of hope—and a flicker of mayoral politics

Four guns stolen in Wisconsin have been linked to dozens of shootings here. Authorities say it’s an example of how illegal guns end up on the streets of Chicago.

Two Simeon High School students killed in shootings hours apart. ‘This is why it’s so important to have ... outlets for young people’

Youth group calls on Lightfoot to drop proposal to to sue, seize assets of gang members

10 people shot over 4 hours in Chicago overnight, half of them in three downtown neighborhoods

City to expand efforts to go door-to-door in areas where COVID-19 vaccinations are lagging

Police contract approved, giving cops a 20% raise over 8 years

Chicago police get first new contract since 2017, with 20% raises including back pay; passes city council on 40-8 vote