Tag: North Lawndale

Chicago's High Powered gun slinger arrestees: When should they return to our streets on bail?

Mayor Lori Lightfoot: Having an AK-47 is against the law. So, that in and of itself… is a problem.  Obviously, the judge should look at how strong the prosecution’s case is …the other surrounding circumstances…  but [that] raises serious questions as to whether… that person should be out on bond… Berkowitz: Even with no priors?... Read more »

Watch Berkowitz w/ Neli Vazquez Rowland, President of A Safe Haven on how to save five thousand people yearly, Cable/Web

Revised on Wednesday, March 28 at 10:10 am Tonight’s and next Tuesday’s Chicago Metro suburban edition of the Public Affairs TV show features Neli Vazquez  Rowland, President of A Safe Haven, a feel good story that will inspire you throughout the day, month and year. In short, A Safe Haven has about 5000 people pass... Read more »

Governor Rauner on short-run solutions to the spiking of criminal violence in Chicago and elsewhere

Gov. Rauner (R-Springfield): Well, the one thing we have done … we’ve got more state police working our highways. Unfortunately, gang violence is spilling over onto our expressways in Chicago… ********* Senator Kwame Raoul(D-Chicago) : … we could have a targeted sentencing policy …that would make sure we incapacitate those who are creating the most... Read more »