Activists say Illinois’s law that makes it illegal to expose others to HIV is racist and homophobic. Now they’re close to changing it.
Also, Chicago is one of Amazon’s 20 finalists for its second North American headquarters.
Independent justice system observers rate the Cook County state’s attorney a year into her term.
Also, the family of man shot to death by a CPD officer in 2011 is asking for a special prosecutor.
“Do Not Resist? 100 Years of Police Violence in Chicago” seeks proposals, even from nonpolitical artists.
It took statewide decriminalization to get Chicago cops to stop arresting mostly black Chicagoans for possession of small amounts of weed.
Demonstrators called for resisting Donald Trump, Rahm Emanuel’s resignation, and an elected Civilian Police Accountability Council.
Also, the Cubs will have to pay nearly $400,000 to repair Grant Park after the massive World Series victory rally.
The vocal reformer has been oddly quiet since sweeping the Democratic primary for Cook County state’s attorney.
Also, a City Council committee approved Rahm’s controversial 30 percent water and tax hike proposal.
Also, the Becoming a Man program has reportedly lowered violent crime arrests among its participants by half.
Also, what it means to have Empire, Chicago Fire, or the other locally filmed TV shows shoot in your home.
Also, a finalist for Chicago Police Department chief is critical of Rahm’s handling of Laquan McDonald case.
As today, the four-year anniversary of Rekia Boyd’s death, neared, activists shift attention back to the fate of her killer, officer Dante Servin.
Attendees at an election night party in the South Loop react to Hillary Clinton’s string of victories.