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Lightfoot says new approaches needed to curb West Side shootings, deal with community trauma

Aug 05, 2019 - Chicago Sun-Times

The mayor said she came away “devastated and heartbroken, but determined to make a difference†after spending Saturday on the West Side as part of the city’s efforts to clean up the Pulaski Corridor. On a weekend when the nation’s attention was riveted on mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, Chicago was suffering through a violent weekend of its own that has become numbingly routine during summer months.

When it was over, at least seven people were ...