32 Gun related deaths in January for Chicago

32 people were gunned down in the month of January,only one person has been fatally shot this week, with 11 people only being wounded by gunfire.

Illinois Hunter’s harvested a preliminary total of just over 147,500 deer during the 2017/2018 seasons with archery and firearms. The Season’s ended in mid January with an increase of over 3,000 from the year before.

A man is charged with killing two men outside of West Aurora last year. 38 year old Serafin Castellanos is charged with 1st degree murder. Police say gunfire killed 35 year old Jermaine P. Taylor and 57 year old Anselmo V. Fernandez on March 10 on South Lincoln.

13 People Gunned down in Chicago for 2018

 

 

There have been 14 total homicides with 47 people shot and wounded. 53-year Old George Washington and another 49-year old man are the latest victims of Gun Violence in Chicago.

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White will run uncontested in the Democratic primary after State Senator Micheal Hastings dropped out of the race. White says he’s going to work together with Hastings despite the drop out.

DuPage County authorities investigate reports of a fatal stabbing in Downers Grove on Wednesday. Deputies had not confirmed the cause of death early Thursday morning. Sources have said a Mother was stabbed to death by her teenage son.

 

One Person Shot Christmas Night in Chicago,Name Unreleased

Police say 33 people have been shot and killed in Chicago in the month of December. One death was reported so far this week as of late Monday night, with four people shot and wounded. The shooting death toll stands at 618 for the year. Over 2900 people have suffered gunshot wounds.

Lawmakers are fighting to shut down puppy mills in Dupage and Will counties. Representative David Olson of Naperville and senator Michael Connelly of Lisle have drafted a bill that would outlaw the sale of pets that have been bred commercially.

Police are looking for a group of teens who started a trash can fire in Wheaton earlier this month. Police say seven male teens started a fire around 8:30 PM December 16th on South Cross Street. The fire constitutes criminal damage to government property.

5 Victims of Gun Violence this Week

Another Chicago shooting death recorded in the last day, bringing the total to 612 for the year. Five people have been shot and killed so far this week, 22 people have been wounded by gunfire. There have been 28 total homicides this month.

Illinois saw a decrease of 33,700 residents last year according to new a new report from the census bureau. In terms of numerical losses, Illinois had the largest population decrease between July 2016 and July 2017. Illinois is now the sixth most populous state in the union.

A man rushed to help someone trapped in their burning home in Aurora. 51-year-old Ricardo Parra was driving on Ohio Street when he saw the flames. He dragged a man that was crawling and couldn’t get up outside. No word yet on the cause of the fire.

619 Homicides in Chicago so far this Year

Out of 619 homicides in Chicago and 2017, 572 have been the result of gun violence. 26 homicides have been reported in November so far and all but one of them have been shooting deaths. This week 13 people have been shot with 2 dead and 11 wounded.

Illinois election officials have voted to remain in a multistate voter registration database. Advocates had urged officials to withdraw from the Kansas-run interstate voter registration crosscheck program and now plan to take the fight to the state legislature.

Local law enforcement readies for a no-refusal operation tomorrow night, just before Thanksgiving. Officials are trying to combat drunk driving and officers will be scattered around Kane and DuPage county. The no-refusal system is for drivers who decline to submit a breath test after a DUI arrest.