For the last few weeks, there’s been heated debate about Mayor Rahm and his handling of the Laquan McDonald video. The question is: Did the mayor cover up evidence of a murder when he sat on the video showing police officer Jason Van Dyke shooting McDonald in 2014—only releasing the video after a Cook County […]
Having watched almost three excruciating hours of Mayor Rahm’s testimony before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations about whether he should be confirmed as ambassador to Japan, I have concluded that . . . I deserve a raise! Seriously, folks, they don’t pay enough to sit through such dreck. Last week’s Senate hearing was a […]
The committee responded to blowback against its inclusion of Washington, Lincoln, and Grant statues on the list for possible removal.
Despite bad data and board discord, CPS renews contract with CPD.
A City Council vote on Charles Green’s lawsuit settlement was postponed.
Will Illinois’s candidates for governor ever practice what they preach?
FOIA’d documents show the $41 million project has had only a modest impact on bus speeds.
“If Laquan McDonald hadn’t been killed and they’d elected to charge him with a crime, we would still be waiting to see that video.”
As the WBEZ exposé into the Legionnaire’s outbreak in Quincy reveals, Rauner will do just about anything to keep the public from knowing what he’s up to.
The cooperative connects the dots between data sets about the same person or case buried among various city and county agencies.
Also, Senator Dick Durbin wants to help kids who live in violent neighborhoods with trauma and psychological stress.
Also, one state legislator is getting death threats after proposing a state holiday in honor of former President Obama.
Nick Burt sues Chicago Public Schools after radio silence from the district on a Freedom of Information Act request.
But options for blocking biggest cop data dump in history are dwindling.
As long as Rauner wants Rahm to open up the CPS books, Rauner should have to open the state’s books to Rahm’s bean counters.