Anti-government protesters clash with riot police in Kiev's Independence Square, the epicenter of the country's current unrest, in Ukraine, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. Ukraine's protest leaders and the president they aim to oust called a truce Wednesday, just hours after the military raised fea…
CHICAGO | The low point so far in Chicago's closely watched battle with street gangs may have been the day that Michelle Obama came home for the funeral of a teenage honor student.
CHICAGO | A former federal prosecutor who most recently has worked as a Harvard University attorney has been picked to lead an Illinois commission investigating allegations of torture by Chicago police officers, the commission said Monday.
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CHICAGO | Separate shootings Friday night in Chicago have wounded a 15-year-old girl and a rap artist who was hit by several bullets while waiting to perform a concert.
GARY | A young, shirtless boy peered into East Chicago Chief Mark Becker's squad last Monday and asked, meekly, if he had any doughnuts.
GARY | Gary resident Mallory Webb was arrested Wednesday on a warrant for invasion of privacy.
The statewide, multiagency team formed to assess Gary's policing needs met for the first time Tuesday afternoon, but without anyone representing Gary.
GARY | Gary's calls for help are being heard.
The surge in gun violence in northern Lake County is the result of small, young, self-proclaimed gangs operating without structure, local officials said.
MERRILLVILLE | The Merrillville School Board presented a plaque Tuesday to a family whose son was killed in March in a drive-by shooting at their home.
HAMMOND | Congregations from five area churches, local youths and the Rainbow PUSH Coalition plan to march Saturday in Hammond to protest violence.
On July 9, around 8 p.m., my family became another statistic in America. My nephew, Narcellus Taylor, was shot twice and critically injured in Rockford, Ill. His 17-year old-son and a friend were killed.
GARY | After enduring tiring weeks of homicides and shootings, Gary officials are seeking help from Indiana State Police.
WASHINGTON | Provoked by continued gun deaths and shootings in Chicago, several members of the Congressional Black Caucus said Thursday they would gather in the city for an "emergency" summit on urban violence.
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