A judge set a $1 million bond for a man accused of murdering his infant son. The suspect told investigators multiple stories about what caused the child’s deadly injuries.
A team of scholars analyze how social media posts escalate into violence. The scholars are calling it a public health problem.
Chicago police arrested and charged a second suspect in the death of a woman who fled from armed robbery. Up to eight suspects could have been involved in the robbery attempt.
Darius Pinex’s family and Chicago reached an agreement to settle a wrongful death lawsuit. The first trial led to a probe of the city’s Law Department.
A26-year-old Chicago woman is facing felony charges for firing warning shots into the air after witnessing the death of her fiancé. Ashley Harrison and the father of her two children, Garvin Whitmore, were traveling from their home in Aurora, Illinois to Chicago to pick up Harrison’s aunt. When they stopped at a traffic light, an unidentified man with a […]
The summer in Chicago has already gotten off to a deadly start, with gun violence claiming the lives of five and injuring nearly 60. According to the Chicago Tribune, there have been 1,400 shooting victims so far this year and 2016 is just about to reach its midway point. But what can be done to curb […]
A Chicago judge wants Mayor Rahm Emanuel to testify about the police department’s code of silence, but attorneys for the city would rather settle than have the embattled mayor take the stand.
While most high school seniors live for the last few weeks of school that include prom, bittersweet goodbyes and graduation, one student won’t be able to walk down memory lane.
The Chicago Police Board was going to hold an evidentiary hearing on misconduct charges against Dante Servin, the cop who shot and killed Rekia Boyd in 2012. But days before the hearing, Servin resigned. With no hearing on the docket, the Police Board must withdraw all charges against the ex-cop. Subsequently, he will get to keep his pension.