The Chicago Tribune announced last week that the number of people shot in Chicago so far this year has exceeded 1,000, a rate not seen since the 1990s.

The Obama administration reinstated the federal “equitable sharing” program, where federal and state law enforcement work together to seize cash and other property allegedly used in criminal activity.

 

 

 

 

 

Appearing on Fox News Sunday, President Obama told host Chris Wallace that the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private e-mail server is being conducted without “political influence.” But he also said that he stands behind previous statements that he and White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest have made that Clinton “has not jeopardized America’s national security."

A federal grand jury in Lexington, Kentucky, has handed down a multi-count indictment alleging fraud in Social Security disability payments involving a retired administrative law judge, an attorney, and a psychologist.

 

 

With gun violence spiking in Chicago — a city with draconian gun control laws — many are blaming the restrictive laws, but there is likely more to the situation.