In the messages, Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx expresses concern with heavy-handed charging of Empire star Jussie Smollett, compared to other defendants accused of more serious crimes.
The Chicago group UMedics trains people how to handle medical emergencies, including gunshot wounds. One trainee is a gunshot victim who credits the program with saving his life.
President Trump tweeted that he's sending federal help to Chicago to fight crime. He says crime and killings have reached "epidemic" proportions.