Hundreds of Chicagoans have been inundated with faulty alerts that summon sheriff’s deputies and carry the threat of jail.
After nearly two years on electronic monitoring, Jeremey “Mohawk” Johnson’s ankle bracelet is finally off.
Jeremey Johnson has chronicled nearly two years of pretrial house arrest.
As the rate of COVID-19 infections accelerates at Cook County Jail, a federal judge has rejected a lawsuit calling for a mass detainee release.
Also, Chance the Rapper scores another hit with Saturday Night Live Boyz II Men spoof ballad “Come Back, Barack.”
Public defenders, especially women, are being sexually harassed while visiting defendants in lockup.
Also, Robin Kelly to Sarah Huckabee Sanders: Most guns used in Chicago shootings come from out of state.
Also, Rauner signs automatic voter registration and immigration bills.
Also, Chris Kennedy discusses the Kennedy family history with gun violence.
Also, Jason Van Dyke’s lawyer wants to move the first-degree murder trial out of Cook County.
Also, alderman Ameya Pawar says Democrats contributed to the rise of Rauner and Trump.
Three religious leaders and Cook County sheriff Tom Dart spoke about the effects of gun violence and what the religious community should do to fix it.
Adele Nicholas of Axons and Impossible Colors is also a self-employed civil rights lawyer—and she’s releasing a compilation to benefit the Chicago Community Bond Fund.
Also, there have been more than 700 murders in the city so far this year.
Also, Ed “Fast Eddie” Vrdolyak is indicted for allegedly not paying income taxes on money he earned from brokering tobacco settlements.