| July 21, 2019
A 22-year-old man was shot to death near state Rep. La Shawn Ford’s family home last weekend. Nearly 30 people have been killed in Austin so far this year. Ford urges city leaders to take more aggressive steps to protect West Side residents and “end this violence now.”
| September 15, 2017
About 150 mourners gathered at Greater St. John Bible Church earlier this week to bid farewell to 15-year-old Antwon Green, who was fatally shot Sept. 4 in North Lawndale.
| February 8, 2017
Rev. Ira Acree wants the president to come to the West Side and provide the resources and support needed to make all neighborhoods safe and prosperous.
| January 10, 2017
Eighty-eight people were slain in Chicago’s most-populated neighborhood.
| December 8, 2016
All are welcome at the event, which will be held at 5 p.m. Dec. 11 at 647 N. Kedzie.
| July 19, 2016
Nearly 40 people have been killed in Austin so far this year as shooting deaths across the city continue to climb compared to last year.
| September 2, 2015
Dozens have been shot in Austin this year. Share your solutions Sept. 10 at La Follette Park.
| July 8, 2015
Women, men and children should meet at noon July 12 at one of 41 corners in Austin.
| August 7, 2014
Pastors led Wednesday night’s vigil, decrying the lack of investment on the West Side and urging the community to shun violence.
| July 31, 2014
The Chicago Sun-Times’ Homicide Watch wrote about 32-year-old Damion Bryant, who died July 11 in a drive-by shooting in the 5200 block of West Quincy Street.