Violence

An argument escalated to a tragedy in one Chicago community on Sunday. In the Burnside neighborhood on the South Side, Donald Johnson, 22, was arguing with his 43-year-old father over who would walk the dog that morning. Eventually, the intensity increased and both family members shot each other at about 8:20 a.m., according to Chicago police […]

A Chicago teen has been arrested in connection with the sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl that was streamed on Facebook Live.

During Friday's episode of "All In With Chris Hayes," Ja’Mal Green put Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on blast for not addressing issues faced by the Black community.

“This was an unfortunate incident on the subway at Christmas time where lots of people lose their tempers," the woman's lawyer said in her defense.

According to police officials, there were 27 shootings that left 12 individuals dead and 48 others wounded.

A Cook County judge has ruled that Antonio Brown is not guilty of gun charges stemming the fatal shooting of his son, Amari, 7, in 2015.

Jeezy shares his thoughts on the controversial issue of gun control. He explains why he doesn’t really think guns are the root of the problem- it’s the kids. He discusses what is at the source of Chicago’s terrible gun violence problem, saying that he thinks Chi-town was once “one of the most disciplined cities in […]

Rickey Smiley shares his impassioned response to news the 16 year-old-son of retired NFL linebacker Antonio Armstrong shot and killed both of his parents. Rickey discusses the warning signs that would show in a child who is capable of carrying out such a monstrous act. He draws on his previous experience raising children to explain […]

UPDATE: 1:00 PM EST Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards condemned the shooting, calling it an “unspeakable and unjustified attack.” “Rest assured, every resource available to the State of Louisiana will be used to ensure the perpetrators are swiftly brought to justice,” he said. https://twitter.com/LouisianaGov/status/754708841460137984?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw Several police officers were shot in Baton Rouge, Louisiana Sunday morning, the […]