Chicago's Police Department uses a system known as contact cards to track everything from stop and frisks to everyday contacts with citizens. But unlike NYC, the question of who gets frisked and how often isn't easy to answer.
A charged legal battle over an Illinois abortion notification law appears to be ending, clearing the way for the state to begin enforcing a 1995 measure that requires doctors to notify a girl's parents 48 hours before the procedure.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois is suing the City of Chicago, alleging unequal police deployment to minority neighborhoods.The lawsuit filed Thursday claims the number of police in predominantly African American and Hispanic communities is disproportionately low as measured by the num
The Illinois Appellate Court has sent a never-enforced law requiring a girl's guardians to be notified before she has an abortion back to the circuit court for trial.The ruling Friday reverses a decision by the Cook County Circuit Court, which had lifted a restraining order on the law but allowed ti