Democratic gubernatorial candidate Chris Kennedy lifted the campaign contribution limit by donating more than $250,000 to his own campaign.
Also, a Jurassic World dinosaur park exhibit is coming to the Field Museum in May.
The Chicago defense attorney sees police officers accused of misconduct as “the ultimate underdog.”
Also, the opening site of the Chicago Women’s March, now expecting around 50,000 participants, has been moved again.
But any possible consent decree to bring federal court oversight of CPD could take months more to negotiate.
Also, Showtime has picked up a new scripted show about the lives of young black men on the south side.
Also, a few police officers have reportedly received subpoenas from the Laquan McDonald investigation grand jury.
But it was also the year many citizens became convinced that reform is impossible.
Also, the Cubs will have to pay nearly $400,000 to repair Grant Park after the massive World Series victory rally.
Also, 26 Chicago restaurants earned stars in the new Michelin guide.
The vocal reformer has been oddly quiet since sweeping the Democratic primary for Cook County state’s attorney.
The whole world saw Van Dyke shoot Laquan McDonald. Now the lawyers of R. Kelly, Rod Blagojevich, and countless murder suspects consider what’s left to argue.
The U.S. attorney’s suit against Officer Marco Proano is just one of a host of legal challenges facing CPD.
Also, former CPD superintendent Garry McCarthy thinks releasing the Laquan McDonald video was a mistake.
Also, Rauner is spending millions to fund Republicans running for the Illinois General Assembly.