Also, a Mexican immigrant scheduled for deportation is suing CPD for an alleged gang database error.
Police said cyclist Louis Ray Smith “swerved into” a car before he was killed—but we’ve heard only the driver’s side of the story.
A tour of Jyl Bonaguro’s art studio at Workshop 4200, an enormous industrial facility in Hermosa
Residents of struggling communities may not see biking as a priority, but black advocates say it can be part of the solution.
Artists Edra Soto and Dan Sullivan have a gallery in their East Garfield Park backyard.
In Chicago’s war zones, the tragedy extends beyond the kids who die.
Researchers at Roosevelt University find that marijuana enforcement depends on geography and race more than justice.
Two years ago Chicago decriminalized pot possession—but not for everyone.
Drug dealing hasn’t always been done in the open—but it has been going on for generations.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Sunday, October 27
The final stop on CAM’s tour features a wind chime exhibit and a late-night dance party.
A baby is fatally shot in Woodlawn. Police blame gangs—but are they the real culprit?
Anatomy of a heroin ring: a west-side drug organization that employed dozens and served thousands
“We have to help Chicago,” education secretary Arne Duncan says.
Traumatic losses are almost commonplace for some kids in Chicago