CHICAGO (CBS) – Mayor Lori Lightfoot is expected to come up with a plan to help curb violence in the city, which involves suing street gangs.
The mayor first spoke about her plan on Friday, something she says will have a lot of support from the City Council.
His proposal includes taking street gangs to court and using lawsuits to freeze their money and assets.
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Lightfoot said his plan will be in addition to what is already being done to reach youth and their families through outreach programs on the streets and other organizations.
Lightfoot will announce this proposal during the City Council meeting on Tuesday.