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.
Also, a new poll shows Tammy Duckworth leading Senator Mark Kirk by 14 percent.
A collision between a bike commuter and motorist raises questions about whether we’re too lenient toward those who drink and drive.
The year in politics: the Reader‘s second annual awards for political “achievement”
What’s in the January 19, 2012 issue of the Reader
Joe Moreno While a number of aldermen and Mayor Rahm Emanuel were discussing the possibility of decriminalizing marijuana Wednesday, First Ward alderman Joe Moreno went a step further, becoming one of the few Chicago city officials to openly argue that the real solution is legalization. “Legalize it, control it, and tax it,” Moreno says. “Regulate […]