Washington Capitals right wing Alex Ovechkin (8) takes a shot past Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews (19) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
Chicago players acknowledge the crowd after the U.S. final of the Little League World Series, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, in South Williamsport, Pa. Chicago defeated Las Vegas 7-5. (AP Photo/PennLive.com, Elizabeth Frantz)
South Korea's Hae Chan Choi, left, celebrates with catcher Sang Hoon Han, center, and Shane Jaemin Kim (17) after getting the final out of a 8-4 win in the Little League World Series championship baseball game against Chicago in South Williamsport, Pa., Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Sen. Rand Paul (not shown), R-Ky., left, speaks with moderator David Axelrod during an event at the University of Chicago's Ida Noyes Hall in Chicago on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Andrew A. Nelles)
**FILE** Chicago billionaire business executive Penny Pritzker, President Obama's pick for Commerce Secretary, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington on May 23, 2013, before the Senate Commerce Committee hearing on her nomination. (Associated Press)
** FILE ** President Barack Obama right, talks with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel left, as he walks off Air Force One after arriving at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Thursday, May 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)
U.S. Attorney Zachary Fardon declared in his first interview after taking over his job that "we are not going to arrest our way out of the gang problem in Chicago ... I do not believe federal law enforcement is the panacea" to gun violence.
In the crime-ridden Roseland neighborhood of Chicago's South SIde a teddy bear rests on a memorial with stones for each person 24 and under killed in shootings in the city since May, 2007. As of June 9, 2014 the memorial was full with 374 stones, with another 452 waiting for space. (Photo by Melanie Stetson Freeman/The Christian Science Monitor