Cops say masked teens with a thirst for violence and joyrides are terrorizing the city. An examination of arrests reveals a narrative built on shoddy data and anecdotal evidence.
Veteran state rep: Mayor Emanuel has failed us and police chief McCarthy must go
State Rep Ken Dunkin, one of the leaders of the legislative black caucus, says city leaders are clueless about fighting violent crime in Chicago.
When news of El Chapo Guzmán’s capture reached a federal prison
The capture of the Sinaloa cartel leader won’t stop the flow of drugs, says a west-sider locked up for selling heroin
Amid calls for drug policy reforms, Chicago-to-Iowa heroin dealer gets stiff sentence
New sentencing guidelines from the Obama administration didn’t help former Chicagoan Dwayne Appling.
Chief Keef’s sentencing: The view from the courtroom
Earlier Thursday Chief Keef was sentenced to 60 days in jail for violating his probation; here’s what it was like in the courtroom.