Prosecutors say Kadiedra Speed, a 20-year-old ward of the state, stabbed her roommate to death in their Joliet apartment. It’s believed to be the first time a ward has been charged with murder since 2009.
We’re not talking about the head-to-head horse race polls you hear about on the news. Campaigns collect data that often never sees the light of day, though it helps decide what politicians tell you. Here’s how it works.
The deluge of attacks and spin about Illinois political candidates this election year isn’t just made up by campaigns. There’s a whole underground industry of political professionals whose job it is to dig up dirt on the other candidate. Here’s how they do it.