A meeting of the Community Commission for Public Safety and Accountability drew a mix of Chicagoans, some hopeful, some skeptical.
CPD officer Frederick Collins has more than 40 misconduct complaints. Now, he’s running for mayor.
Rather than release documents, a ShotSpotter attorney requested the contempt order.
“It’s an invitation,” says Aaron Hughes, cocurator of “Remaking the Exceptional: Tea, Torture, and Reparations,” an exhibition currently on display at the DePaul Art Museum. Marking the 20th anniversary of the opening of the Guantánamo Bay detention camp, the exhibit examines the similarities between survivors of torture at the U.S. military prison with survivors of […]
The surveillance technology is still disproportionately listening to Black and Brown communities.
Video released Thursday shows that 13-year-old Adam Toledo was unarmed and raising his hands when he was killed by police.
When election and racial justice protests rocked Chicago, the mayor used raised bridges and shut down public transportation as crowd control measures, which harmed the city’s workers.
The court clerk lost the records of James Allen, who’s fighting to overturn convictions that put him in prison 30 years ago. His case is not unique.
What was billed as a relic from the “satanic panic” hysteria of the 80s was retweeted 7,000 times over the weekend.
A Reader and City Bureau investigation last year found the cops in Chicago Public Schools acted with little oversight.
Our readers respond to the Worst of Chicago issue with their own least-favorite local people, places, and things.
About 80 people gathered around the Logan Square monument on 4/20, the unofficial “National Weed Day,” for a celebration that doubled as a campaign event.
Videos released by the Independent Police Review Authority don’t capture the shooting, but reveal a tumultuous aftermath.
American Airlines tests speedier security, and a Chicago ex-cop admits a fraudulent tax scheme.
And, Sheryl Swoopes’s exit as Loyola’s women’s basketball coach.