Chicago violence

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.

The ongoing and extreme violence in the city of Chicago is heartbreaking to say the very least and sadly it appears to be getting worse before it gets any better. Fingers have been pointed and blame has been placed in a number of directions without a concrete solution being put into place. Now, the former […]

President Obama will give his final speech on January 10 at McCormick Place, the same place he celebrated his 2012 presidential win.

The newly released video, which shows Officers Michelle Morsi-Murphy and Jose Lopez first pepper-spray Rev. Catherine Brown before drawing their weapons and pulling her out of her vehicle, corroborates Brown's claim that she did not attempt to run the officers over.

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.

Gov. Bruce Rauner's statement may seem like a dig, but Mayor Rahm Emanuel would likely be protected from the recall even if the bill passed the governor's desk.

At a time when interactions between African-Americans and police are fraught with tension over allegations of excessive force by cops across the nation, a team…

Director Spike Lee is slated to delve into Chicago’s violence problem in a new film that bears the controversial moniker, Chiraq — a term used…

In a somber moment, President Barack Obama finally discusses the war-zone level violence in his hometown of Chicago, Illinois, where over 400 murders had occurred…

Though violence in Black America has reached epidemic levels in urban neighborhoods from Los Angeles and Philadelphia, to New York and Detroit, there is something about the…