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Trump's favorite target for anti-crime rhetoric may not deserve its violent reputation - Business Insider

For much of the past year, President Donald Trump's rhetoric and statements about crime in the US have zeroed in on Chicago as an example of the worst of the worst. The president has used his Twitter account to inveigh against deadly violence in the US ...and more »

Halfway through 2017, violence remains stubbornly high in Chicago - Chicago Tribune

While a new police initiative in Chicago's two historically most crime-plagued districts shows early promise, violence remains stubbornly high as the city marks the often turbulent July Fourth weekend. At the year's midpoint, 323 people have died in ...and more »

As feds help Chicago on guns, Trump aide says city's crime more about 'morality' - Chicago Tribune

Twenty federal gun agents have been assigned to Chicago to join a newly formed task force aimed at cutting the flow of illegal guns into the city and cracking down on people repeatedly arrested on gun charges. Hours after the Chicago police department ...and more »

Chicago Police and Federal Agents to Team Up on Gun Violence - New York Times

CHICAGO — As a candidate, Donald J. Trump frequently mentioned the shootings that claim hundreds of lives here each year. As a new president, he threatened on Twitter to “send in the Feds!” if the local authorities did not stop the “carnage.” Five ...and more »

Chicago PD, ATF team up to stop spread of illegal guns - CNN

(CNN) The Chicago Police Department and Department of Justice's Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives announced at a press conference Friday a new task force aimed at decreasing the spread of illegal guns throughout the Windy City.and more »

Trump Team Deploys Additional Feds to Chicago - U.S. News & World Report

In January, Trump said he would 'send in the feds' if Chicago's rampant gun violence continued. By Gabrielle Levy, Political Reporter. By Gabrielle Levy, Political Reporter June 30, 2017, at 10:49 a.m.. More. U.S. News & World Report. Trump Team Sends ...and more »

Chicago police, federal officials to announce gun violence 'strike force' on eve of July 4th weekend - Washington Post

The Chicago police and federal authorities announced Friday an effort aimed at cracking down on gun crimes in the violence-plagued city. Officials say this effort will combine police officers, state troopers, federal agents and state and federal ...and more »

Five ways Trump can help solve Chicago gun crime - BBC News

US President Donald Trump has repeatedly vowed to intervene in Chicago, where local law enforcement have struggled with the city's intractable problem with violence. "Crime and killings in Chicago have reached such epidemic proportions that I am ...and more »

Chicago police, feds team up on new effort to curb violence - CBS News

CHICAGO — Chicago police, federal agents and prosecutors are launching a new initiative Friday to stem the flow of illegal firearms in the city as part of efforts to curb rampant gun violence that President Donald Trump says is at "epidemic proportions.".and more »

Chicago Has A New Strike Force Aimed At Tackling Gun Violence - Newsy

Twenty ATF agents will join existing federal forces in Chicago to track illegal guns and repeat offenders. ShareTweetEmail · SMS. Flash plugin failed to load. Share Video. ...and more »