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Melee on Mag Mile caused more angst than injury

What steps should you consider taking in case the police aren’t there in large numbers to quell the next mob action?

Teen mob melee injures 2: Number could have been much higher

“You saw parents grabbing their babies, and run into stores — one woman had two babies,” said Manny Torres, a salesman at the mall. “It was crazy.”

Is Chicago’s heat wave responsible for the increase in violence?

Is the current heat wave in Chicago exacerbating the already high number of shootings that have occurred in the city’s neighborhoods? The Chicago Tribune reported yesterday that fifteen people were shot and wounded in just 6 hours on the streets of Chicago. It was another hot day in the city with temperatures in the upper […]

Teenagers responsible for multiple attacks in Downtown Chicago

The police will have their hands full trying to be everywhere at once so it would be in your best interests to pay more attention to who is nearby and what is going on around you. What can you do to make yourself less of a target?

Mobs on Mag Mile again last weekend?

After all the hooting and hollering about the mob attacks that occurred near Mag Mile on Saturday June 4th, the only mobs you were likely to see this past weekend were wearing Chicago Police uniforms. Mayor Rahm Emmanuel praised police and reinforced to Superintendent Garry McCarthy that he wanted to see every one of the […]