Success of Chicago Team Alerts GMA to Violence in Rahm Emanuel's Bloody Chicago

August 15, 2014 | 11:33 AM EDT

[For more, see NewsBusters.] Good Morning America has a history of ignoring the spasms of bloody violence that rock Rahm Emanuel's Chicago. The city's little league baseball team prompted ABC to mention the problem. Correspondent Lara Spencer on August 15th noted the appearance of the Jackie Robinson West squad in the Little League World Series and reminded, "The victory bringing a much needed moment of pride to a city riddled with violence with 82 shootings occurring over fourth of July weekend alone."