Ex-cops attempted to throw out a Rogers Park tenant at gunpoint. The police report tells a different story.
Despite bad data and board discord, CPS renews contract with CPD.
Loved ones reflect on the loss of partners, parents, siblings, joy givers, caretakers, and secret keepers.
Thirteen and a half hours of broadcasts on looting leave a day of impressions without a trace.
A City Council vote on Charles Green’s lawsuit settlement was postponed.
The Voucher Promise chronicles the “illusions” of Section 8.
Essays on the hopes and horrors of returning to “normal”
Lori Lightfoot has hampered the process of installing a police oversight council, activists say, despite making it a major part of her public safety platform during her mayoral run.
Police unions were born of resistance to discipline for brutality. Do they belong in the labor movement?
As more people lose faith in the state, organizers offer alternatives.
Our reporting on envisioning and organizing a city less reliant on cops to keep us safe
Progressive aldermen and landlord lobby balk at “fair notice” ordinance
A conversation about what the pandemic has made intolerable
A mother takes to podcasting wondering if CPD did “a cover-up or are they just this damn incompetent?”
The city’s response is improving, but still “not adequate.”