James Allen is serving three life sentences for murder. No one ever said he killed anyone.
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.
The novice 15th Ward alderman wants the city to spend the money not on trees or vacant buildings, but on stopping gun violence.
Also, don’t expect to see Lady Gaga roaming around town anytime soon.
Chicago’s tried it before. Here’s how that went.
You’ve read plenty in these pages about the hazards of turning over roads,
airports, and parking meters to private companies. But when privatization
is done right, argues advocate John Schmidt, it can be an ideal partnership.
A quick guide to the city’s budget crunch.
The public got screwed on the Skyway privatization deal.