Chicago violence

Chicago's murder rate has spiked to a 20-year high and one city alderman blames it on residents speaking out against injustice.

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Tuesday that he has fired embattled Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy following an uproar over a video of a Black teen being shot 16 times by a police officer.

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…

First Lady Michelle Obama returned to Chicago on Wednesday to join Mayor Rahm Emmanuel and prominent business leaders in hopes of raising  awareness and money…