CPD has tried to turn rapper and comedian Mohawk Johnson into a cautionary example to social justice protesters. He has other plans.
A widow tried to save her late husband’s life during his stay at 26th and Cal. Instead she witnessed the explosive spread of COVID-19 inside.
As the rate of COVID-19 infections accelerates at Cook County Jail, a federal judge has rejected a lawsuit calling for a mass detainee release.
Sharp songwriting and bombastic delivery have made King Von one of fastest-rising stars in drill, the pummeling hip-hop subgenre born in Chicago. Born Dayvon Bennett, the 25-year-old rapper grew up in Englewood, and he’s been filling his verses with crime-fiction narratives at least since his breakout single, 2018’s “Crazy Story.” As he told Genius in […]
As COVID-19 spreads through Illinois prisons, inmates and advocates seek clemencies and medical furloughs to save lives.
The founder of Giving Others Dreams aims to transform the lives of prisoners through mental health workshops at the Cook County Jail.
Chicago’s flashiest criminal defense attorney drops his novel with an Instagram invitation: “Is it fact or fiction?”
The cooperative connects the dots between data sets about the same person or case buried among various city and county agencies.
He wears $5,000 suits and is chauffeured to court in a Rolls-Royce. He’s made a fortune off the war on drugs. He claims Oprah once wanted to have his baby. He is the most interesting lawyer in Chicago. But who’s the man behind the megawatt smile?
Also, the miserable sub-zero temperatures and wind chills are expected to last through New Year’s.
Public defenders, especially women, are being sexually harassed while visiting defendants in lockup.
Cook County judges have been ordered to consider defendants’ ability to pay when setting bail.
Also, Emanuel’s right-hand man steps down and will be free to work part-time on 2019 mayoral campaign.
Also, Wyndham Lathem is “trying to remain hopeful” in Cook County Jail.
Also, the Cook County penny-per-ounce soda tax will go into effect Wednesday.