December Shooting Death Toll is at 13

The Chicago shooting death toll for December is up to 13. The latest reported incidents have taken place in the Roseland, Gage Park and North Lawndale neighborhoods. 66 people have been wounded by gunfire in the past 12 days alone. 597 people have been shot to death in the city this year.

The Chabad Center for Jewish Life at the University of Illinois plans to dedicate its new Menorah this week after the previous one was vandalized several times in recent years. The dedication will be tomorrow at 5 pm. Crews installed the new structure Monday morning.

Wheaton police say two homes were burglarized in one day. Both homes were targeted on December 2nd, the first one North Woodlawn and the second on East Pinegrove. Police say in each case burglars ransacked the home and took valuables including several pieces of jewelry.