Police are questioning people of interest in the shooting rampage that left 13 people injured in a south side park. We have the latest on what's become another Chicago violence story making international headlines.
Joel Weisman and his panel of journalists continue their conversation about Chicago gun crimes by asking whether Mayor Rahm Emanuel needs to change his personal way of handling the issue. And, are there are other strategies that haven’t been tried to curb the violence? Watch the web extra video.
Eddie Arruza and his panel of journalists discuss the impact of TV host Stephen Colbert comparing Syrian violence to Chicago's. Also, they talk about the challenges and questions facing Illinois congressional members as they vote whether to authorize military action in Syria. Watch the web extra video.
First Lady Michelle Obama makes an impassioned plea to Chicago business leaders to help solve the problem of youth violence here. Paris Schutz has the story.
Since the high-profile murder of her 15-year-old daughter, Hadiya Pendleton’s mother has jumped head first into the national debate on guns. She joins us to explain why.
The structure of Chicago gangs isn't what it used to be. The hierarchical organization of the past is largely gone, replaced by many smaller and fractured groups. We talk to three men with experience in dealing with gangs who give us their view of why young people belong to gangs and carry out violence.
The city's top cop and the county's prosecutor explore the best ways to control guns on the street and why guns are so easily accessible.
We explore the impact of street violence on Chicago youth.
Employing ex-offenders to reduce violence in some of Chicago's most dangerous communities? That's what the city's about to do with CeaseFire. We talk with executive director Tio Hardiman about the path to stop the shootings.
Can a partnership between CeaseFire and the Chicago Police Department work? The director of the anti-violence group joins us.