| October 5, 2017
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.
| May 31, 2017
Hundreds of participants are expected to walk, run or otherwise take part in the fourth annual event being held on the eve of National Gun Violence Awareness Day.
| April 25, 2017
Saturday’s event at Hope Community Church netted 65 firearms. So far this year, 458 weapons have been collected in this way by the Chicago Police Department.
| October 3, 2016
The Chicago Police Department distributed more than $4,000 in gift cards at last weekend’s event held at St. Martin de Porres Parish.
| July 9, 2016
Austin Congressman Danny K. Davis shares his thoughts about the recent events in Minnesota, Louisiana and Texas.
| June 29, 2016
Cook County board member fears out-of-control gun violence could lead to more harm in Austin, other Chicago neighborhoods if action isn’t taken.
| June 2, 2015
Cook County Board Commissioner Richard Boykin will hosts the event from 6 to 8 p.m. June 4 at Austin Town Hall, 5610 W. Lake St.
| July 2, 2014
Teens yearn for some freedom this summer, but their concerned parents keep them close.
| January 1, 2013
In a recent Chicago Sun-Times data analysis, reporters found that more beat cops have retired than the city has replaced.
| December 29, 2012
One gunman and a getaway driver were charged with first-degree murder, but police are still searching for a second gunman and another suspect.