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 […]
Steve James’s docuseries authentically captures the people and places that define the city.
Police unions were born of resistance to discipline for brutality. Do they belong in the labor movement?
The west side teen was a human being, not just another statistic, and he deserves a better tribute than this.
The murder of LaQuan McDonald isn’t a just a story about one man’s exaggerated fear. It shines a light on the fear that drives much of Chicago’s and America’s politics and criminal justice.
Vindication for Laquan McDonald doesn’t mean justice for majority of police shooting victims.
Laurence Miller will testify that Jason Van Dyke feared for his life when he shot Laquan McDonald, and that this mortal terror helps explain the discrepancies between his and other police reports and the videotape of the shooting.
The audio show explores every perspective of the high-profile case.
Many Chicagoans never felt that Rahm Emanuel was their mayor.
“People try to get out of jury duty, but what we find is that once they are actually on a jury they take it seriously and they want to get it right.”
Our mayor is on the ropes, and with him the centrist brand of politics aggressively practiced by Emanuel over the last 25 years.
There are a lot more questions we need answers to about Mayor Rahm than about his former police board chair.
“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.”
The man was one of two who received stiff penalties for contempt from Judge Vincent Gaughan recently.
Also, Chicago is one of Amazon’s 20 finalists for its second North American headquarters.