President Barack Obama referred to a videotaped attack on a Chicago mentally disabled man as "despicable" Thursday while talking about the city's crime rate. Four teens have been charged with hate crimes in connection with the violent assault captured in a Facebook Live clip.
This weekend was the deadliest so far this year in Chicago. Between Friday afternoon and early Monday morning, nearly a dozen and a half people died, and 42 were injured by gun violence, outpacing last year in shootings and homicides. Of the 17 people who were killed, seven were younger than 20.
A 22-year-old Chicago man has been charged in the execution-style shooting of Tyshawn Lee, 9, whose death in November rankled the nation and became the latest symbol of problems with gun violence in America.
Reverend Jesse Jackson spent his birthday weekend working for the good of the community. Reverend Jesse Jackson called for a White House conference on gun violence in…