Tonya Crowder still dreams that she and her fiance, Roosevelt Myles—who’s been in prison for decades fighting what he says is a wrongful conviction—will one day build a life together somewhere “nice, quiet, and simple.”
The west side teen was a human being, not just another statistic, and he deserves a better tribute than this.
At back-to-back forums last week 11 candidates fielded questions and even provided some answers.
Two African-American cops deal with life on the force in the aftermath of the Laquan McDonald video.
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.
Looking back at the latest mayor Chicagoans have loved to hate.
Our mayor is on the ropes, and with him the centrist brand of politics aggressively practiced by Emanuel over the last 25 years.
At this past weekend’s “anti-bait-truck” shoe giveaway, the 25-year-old rapper declared himself a revolutionary.
Organizers of a pop-up mental health services project in Woodlawn vow to fight imminent eviction.
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.”
We listened to all 18 hours of it so you don’t have to.