But anyone who thinks toughness alone will solve the problem hasn’t looked into the eyes of young men and women struggling with alienation.
Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson disputed his predecessor’s claim on a national TV news program that the city is “reaching a state of lawlessness.”
President-elect Donald Trump, turning to Chicago’s crime surge on Monday, said that Mayor Rahm Emanuel should ask for “federal help.”
MITCHELL: To many, the faces staring out from the collage of victims murdered in 2016 have no connection to them. But take a closer look.
Yuri Hardy, 19, was the fourth Urban Prep student or alumnus to be shot to death in Chicago in 2016, according to a letter to the school community.
They will tote the crosses in tribute to hundreds of dead men, women and children along the Magnificent Mile.
Dozens of friends, and coworkers of Stacey Wilson stopped by the visitation Friday for his son, Javon Wilson, who was shot and killed last week.