Crime & Corruption

Police and Wrigley Field: What Cubs fans can expect for Game 1
Oct 06, 2016

This article originally appeared in the Chicago Sun-Times.  Don’t expect to see numerous s...

Emanuel introduces anti-heroin plan to combat spike in overdose deaths
Oct 06, 2016

This article originally appeared in the Chicago Sun-Times.  Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants to boost...

Chicago police review board approved; battles remain
Oct 05, 2016

This article appeared originally in the Chicago Sun-Times. Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday sco...

Illinois gets $750k grant to help implement landmark sex crimes law
Oct 05, 2016

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced Wednesday her office has received a $750,000, th...

Get Chicago police oversight plan right the first time
Oct 05, 2016

(Editor's note: This column originally was published on Better Government Association website on ...

Pretrial detention is hurting low-income citizens, experts say
Oct 04, 2016

Illinois' bail system discriminates against low-income defendants, people of color and often caus...

Witness to Laquan McDonald shooting is suing the city of Chicago
Sep 29, 2016

This article originally appeared in the Chicago Sun-Times.  A witness to the fatal shooting o...

Emanuel wants to borrow $25 million for new police squad cars
Sep 29, 2016

This article originally appeared in the Chicago Sun-Times.  Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants to borro...

Amid political darkness, a bright spot for criminal justice reform in Illinois
Sep 27, 2016

Pete Leonard has employed 35 ex-offenders since 2009 at Second Chance Coffee Company in Wheaton. ...

Illinois home to most dangerous U.S. city with pop. under 200k
Sep 27, 2016

Illinois is home to the most dangerous city in the nation with a population between 100,000 and 2...

Trump shines light on Chicago shootings in debate
Sep 27, 2016

Digging into the debate discussion on Chicago shootings Lester Holt asked the major presid...

Chicago Police arrest 33 people tied to spike in deaths from fentanyl-laced heroin
Sep 26, 2016

This article originally appeared in the Chicago Sun-Times. Chicago Police have arrested 33 peo...

Emanuel on Chicago gun violence: "This fight belongs to all of us"
Sep 22, 2016

With the city pulled apart by gun violence, public trust in the police at a “breaking point” ...

8 things to listen for during Emanuel's address on Chicago violence
Sep 22, 2016

This originally appeared in the Chicago Sun-Times.  Mayor Rahm Emanuel has a lot of ground to...

Chicago Police Department plans to hire nearly 1,000 officers
Sep 21, 2016

This article originally appeared in the Chicago Sun-Times.  The Chicago Police Department wil...


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