Community will discuss violence

Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin, the Peace Makers Coalition and North Austin Council invite West Siders from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 5 at 5730 W. Division St. Special guests expected to participate in the event include Ald. Chris Taliafero, Congressman Danny K. Davis and state Rep. Camille Lilly.

Gun violence summit gets mixed reactions

Many who attended the June 13 meeting agreed with Commissioner Richard Boykin’s plan to enforce the curfew law and get weapons off the streets, but some objected to his idea to charge defendants as domestic terrorists.