In 4 days, 3 children have been killed: Takiya Holmes, 11, and Kanari Gentry-Bowers, 12, were shot in the head; Lavontay White, 2, was fatally shot.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel
Two children — an 11-year-old girl and a 2-year-old boy — have died from gunfire in the last four days in Chicago; a third is in critical condition.
More Chicago police officers would be freed up to work the city’s most crime-beset neighborhoods.
On Wednesday, the City Council’s License Committee will consider Emanuel’s plan to strip the ordinance of one of its most onerous requirements.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel said he had a West Coast meeting with Airbnb and is working with the company on yet another idea he hopes will benefit Chicago.
To curb gun violence, city needs to look at more than tougher sentencing.
The plan calls for six levels of restaurant, entertainment and retail space, with three of the floors above ground and three below ground.