2017 saw 624 people die to Gun Violence in Chicago

There were 675 total homicides in 2017,2 people have already been shot and killed in 2018 with another 8 wounded.

Governor Bruce Rauner has named a state economist the head of his office management and budget. Rauner’s office’s Hanz Zigmund will take over the job on Jan. 15th. He is replacing Scott Harry who is taking position with the Illinois State Board of Education.

A man face Child Porn charges and is being held in the Kane County jail. 42-year old Santos Reyna had 10 counts of Child Porn collection as well as other similar offenses, officials served a warrant for his arrest Thursday morning.