Also, Governor Bruce Rauner gets a new chief of staff from a high-profile conservative group following the tense budget battle.
Also, there’s been a huge increase in demand at Planned Parenthood.
Also, Loop robberies escalate with a stabbing in front of a hotel.
The race to be Cook County’s top prosecutor gets under way with questions about fairness and incarceration.
Convicted drug dealer Jason Austin, held accountable for killing a cop and social worker, appeals his sentence.
State’s attorney Anita Alvarez says her office will try to send people caught with small amounts of cannabis and hard drugs into treatment instead of jail.
A key witness in the prosecution of west-side drug dealer Jason Austin is sentenced to five and a half years in prison.
The most prolific traffickers in Chicago’s history receive relatively light sentences.
By blaming legislators for weak gun laws, Mayor Emanuel has ducked questions about his policing strategies.
Judge Ruben Castillo says the sentence for Alfredo Vazquez-Hernandez, an alleged cartel coordinator, should be seen as a “message.”
Alfredo Vasquez-Hernandez, accused of being a coordinator for the cartel, is set to be sentenced in federal court in Chicago.
A political ploy is also a sensible drug reform.
Jason Austin is held accountable for the 2008 murders of Robert Soto and Kathryn Romberg.
Day four in the sentencing hearing of convicted west-side drug dealer Jason Austin
Day three in the sentencing hearing of convicted west-side drug dealer Jason Austin