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Public Safety

Illinois State Police to increase patrol presence on Chicago area expressways by 157%

23 Chicago nonprofits receive state grants to help reduce violent crime

City unveils plan to combat sex trafficking and partner violence — but will it be enough to stop more black women from going missing?

Chicago Fire Department hosts graduation ceremony for 40 new paramedics

9 killed, 58 wounded by gunfire in Chicago over weekend — a third of the victims shot in just one police district on West Side

Arrest made after CPS schools, including Simeon, were targeted with online threats of gun violence

Race Against Gun Violence shows need for on-the-ground violence prevention, organizers say

On the crime front, a glimmer of hope—and a flicker of mayoral politics

Four guns stolen in Wisconsin have been linked to dozens of shootings here. Authorities say it’s an example of how illegal guns end up on the streets of Chicago.

Two Simeon High School students killed in shootings hours apart. ‘This is why it’s so important to have ... outlets for young people’