If there wasn’t a serial killer who picked off dozens of victims without detection for decades, then the city was broken in a way that gave off the illusion of one.
Roosevelt Myles spent 28 years in prison, only to be released into a world in lockdown. He’s happier than he’s been in a long time.
A mother takes to podcasting wondering if CPD did “a cover-up or are they just this damn incompetent?”
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.”
Current musical obsessions of producer and DJ Ariel Zetina, photographer Julia Dratel, and Reader associate editor Jamie Ludwig
Revisiting a murder in the White City.
Isaac Gomez’s play feels drawn directly from lived experience.
Northwestern professor Wyndham Lathem has been charged with first-degree murder, but the university may not have followed protocol when they fired him.
Yas Queen! at the Playground, Joseph Chilliams at Schubas, and more happenings August 28-31
Also, a Northwestern professor and an Oxford University employee are wanted for murder in connection with a stabbing death in River North.
Also, Governor Bruce Rauner and President-Elect Donald Trump spoke for the first time last week.
A community in pain rallies for TT Saffore, a black trans woman killed in Chicago last month.
Convicted drug dealer Jason Austin, held accountable for killing a cop and social worker, appeals his sentence.
Gillian O’Brien’s new book Blood Runs Green examines the political ramifications of the 1889 murder of an Irish doctor in Chicago.
Andrew Jarecki’s documentary miniseries will hook you like Serial did.