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
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants more security cameras downtown. At a meeting of the Public Building Commission, members approved a measure adding cameras.The American Civil Liberties Union has long said Chicagoans are some of the most video-taped people in the country.
A leading civil rights group wants Chicago to stop expanding its network of thousands of cameras covering the city due to privacy issues, First Amendment concerns and a lack of regulation, according to a report released Tuesday.The American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois called for a full review
Thursday is the 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s inauguration. And as far away in time and place as that event sounds, some argue that Chicago can take a little credit – that Kennedy might not have been president without former Mayor Richard J.