Weekends of Violence Continue in Chicago

“Chicago once again boiled over this weekend with gang violence driven by the Mexican cartels and their drug trade. Forty were shot and four killed, including an 11-year-old girl.

The girl, Shamiya Adams, was struck by a stray bullet that entered through a window where she was attending a sleepover.” ~ By: Warner Todd Huston (Breitbart News)

Continue reading on here: http://nation.foxnews.com/2014/07/21/weekends-violence-continue-chicago

Congressmen plan House speech on Chicago violence

*Photo: US Rep Bobby Rush

“Members of Illinois’ congressional delegation plan to speak on the floor of the House of Representative about gun violence in Chicago.” ~ Bloomington Pantagraph 

Continue reading here: http://www.pantagraph.com/news/state-and-regional/illinois/congressmen-plan-house-speech-on-chicago-violence/article_29a14d72-4866-5953-85a1-c37a6dd5a634.html

Chi~Voices: Saturday July 12th Set Photos


*Photo (Left to Right): Chi~Voices Poet, Joy and Actress McKenzie Franklin

Hey all,

Check out the set photos from this past Saturday’s shoot. We were finishing up our work with Chi~Voices, Joy and her piece starred the adorable, talented Chi~Town Sweetheart/Actress, McKenzie Franklin as well as her father, Tony Franklin. Thank you to the cast and crew again! We have two more shoots tentatively scheduled before the month is over, so stay tuned.

7/14/2014 Set photos: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.779222285432764.1073741837.572911699397158&type=1


McCarthy, Emanuel react to violent holiday weekend


*Photo: Founder of Kids Off the Block Diane Latiker, left, and Mayor Rahm Emanuel bow their heads during a vigil following the 82 shootings over the Fourth of July weekend. (Jessica Tezak/Chicago Tribune)

“The outbreak of violence over the long Fourth of July weekend – the worst of the year so far — once again drew unflattering national attention to Chicago’s crime woes as police Superintendent Garry McCarthy insisted the department had conditions under relative control until a particularly violent stretch on Sunday night.” ~ By Peter Nickeas, Jeremy Gorner and Bill Ruthhart | Tribune reporters

Continue reading on here: http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2014-07-07/news/chi-top-cop-reacts-to-violent-holiday-weekend-20140707_1_holiday-weekend-south-chicago-july-weekend