Barack Obama

President Barack Obama appears to be in denial over the unprecedented spike in violent crimes during his two terms as president. In an op-ed published in the Harvard Law Review, Obama refused to take credit for a 10.8 percent increase in murders from 2014 to 2015 — the largest increase in a single year since 1971.

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Barack Obama

President Barack Obama weighed in on a headline-grabbing hate crime committed by 4 young black people on a mentally disabled white man in his hometown of Chicago.

In two separate interviews on Thursday, President Obama referred to the attack as a “despicable” and “terrible” hate crime.

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Jovan Wilson Rep Danny Davis

Chicago police have arrested 2 teenagers in the shooting death of Jovan Wilson, the 15-year-old grandson of U.S. Rep. Danny Davis.

Police say Tariq Harris, a 16-year-old boy, and Dijae Banks, a 17-year-old girl, forced their way into Jovan’s home in the Englewood neighborhood on the city’s South Side around 7 p.m. Friday.

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Dwyane Wade Gabrielle Union

NBA superstar Dwyane Wade, 34, and his wife, actress Gabrielle Union celebrated their 2nd year wedding anniversary on Tuesday, Aug. 30.

Gabby uploaded this happy image on her Instagram page on Monday. She captioned the photo: “#MCE … Anniversary Eve … All you need is love”.

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chris brown

Chicago police are investigating 2 separate racial slurs that were uttered live over the city police department’s public radio feed on Friday.

One racial slur seemed to be directed at black officers who were engaging in friendly banter on the police radio, about 12 hours after Republican frontrunner Donald Trump canceled his rally at the UIC Pavilion.

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chris brown

Earlier today, singer Chris Brown urged protestors to travel to protest Donald Trump’s rallies in large groups.

Over 1,000 protestors answered the call in Chicago tonight, where Trump was expected to hold court at the UIC Pavilion.

Trump canceled his rally tonight at the UIC Pavilion as incidents of violence erupted inside the UIC Pavilion.

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Ronald Johnson

Chicago police have released dashcam video showing the police shooting death of Ronald Johnson, 25, in Chicago’s Washington Park neighborhood in 2014.

The video released by the Clark County prosecutor’s office shows Chicago Police Officer George Hernandez shooting Johnson in the back 2 seconds after arriving on the scene in his squad car.

Police maintain Johnson had a gun in his hand. No weapon is seen in Johnson’s hand on the video.

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Laquan McDonald

Chicago police released dash cam video showing a former Chicago police officer shooting and killing an unarmed black teenager.

Officer Jason Van Dyke, 37, turned himself in on Tuesday after a warrant was issued for his arrest. He was charged with 1st degree murder in the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald last October.

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