The family of Philip Coleman, a man who died in the hands of Chicago police in December 2012, has received an undisclosed settlement for his death.
A 13-year-old anti-violence advocate was shot and wounded by a stray bullet. He’s now recovering, after the bullet barely missed his spine.
Indiana Governor Mike Pence signed a bill on Thursday that placed more restrictions on abortion. Under the new regulations, women will not be able to undergo the procedure if they discover that their child will be born with an abnormality.
The shooting occurred Tuesday afternoon when Jasmine Snipe, 14, invited two of her friends over after school. Her brother Tidrick Gilmore says one of the boys, a 17-year-old, mistakenly shot Snipe in the neck as they were looking at a gun, ABC Eyewitness News reports.
Former Sec. of Education Arne Duncan takes new job in Chicago to help high school dropouts. He plans to create a program to teach them job skills to escape gang life.
AChicago man appeared in a Cook County, Illinois, courtroom Monday and was given 100 years in prison for his role in the slaying of 14-year-old Endia Martin. Donnell Flora, 27, provided a gun to his niece, also 14, in and effort to settle a feud over a boy, the Chicago Tribune reports.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago area’s expected next prosecutor, who unseated an incumbent on a wave of anger over the handling of police shootings, would…
Racial slurs heard over the Chicago Police Department’s radio scanner may have come from sources outside the department, DNA Info Chicago reports. The incident occurred Sunday morning when a 911 dispatcher and an officer’s conversation was interrupted by other voices on the line. The dispatcher, who believed she was speaking to a police officer, then heard […]
A 16-year-old boy who vowed that athletics would be his path out of Chicago and away from its rampant violence was shot and killed Sunday evening in front of his home. Andre Taylor, a multi-sport athlete at Percy Julian High School, was found suffering from a gunshot wound to the forehead on his front lawn of his home on the city’s embattled South Side, DNAInfo Chicago reports.