Season three of Escaping the Odds, a podcast about entrepreneurship for the formerly incarcerated, dropped Tuesday.
As Illinois prisons accelerated releases during the pandemic, many were forced into crowded, unmonitored residential reentry centers across Cook County.
This story is part of the Marshall Project’s “We Are Witnesses: Chicago” series. In 15 direct-to-camera testimonies, this collection of videos gives voice to Chicagoans affected by the justice system. Watch the videos at themarshallproject.org/chicago.
In 15 direct-to-camera testimonies, this Marshall Project video series gives voice to Chicagoans affected by the justice system.
Bill Dorsch loved being a Chicago cop, then he witnessed misconduct by disgraced detective Reynaldo Guevara.
Free advice for sealing your public record
Vying to flip one of four Republican seats, the 29-year-old would be the first Muslim in the county legislature.
Proano never faced criminal charges for fatally shooting 19-year-old Niko Husband, whose family is still seeking justice.
On a summer night in 2011, Chicago police officer Marco Proano fatally shot 19-year-old Niko Husband outside a dance party. The Independent Police Review Authority said the shooting was justified. Then a civil jury took up the case.
Progressives now have no one adversary of sufficient skill and smarts to galvanize them.
She sings, she dances, she shouts—she rings a cowbell. But Judge Jackie Portman is convinced her unorthodox methods in and out of the courtroom get results.
A year of dining out and cooking yielded something uniquely delicious nearly every other day.
NBA refs made the right calls, even if they weren’t exactly right.
An “obsessive” Sun-Times reporter is vindicated by the Vanecko case—but not content.
A former investigator of police misconduct tackles the questions she never asked.