Last week Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez joined Eight Forty-Eight to talk about a recent case in which her office dropped charges against four men who confessed to a rape and murder when they were teenagers because new DNA evidence did not match any of the suspects.During last w
Four men who had their convictions thrown out last week because of DNA evidence aren't in the clear yet.Last week Cook County Judge Paul Biebel ordered new trials for four men who had been convicted of raping and murdering a woman in 1994.
Joining the City of Chicago and the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA), Cook County is suing the Illinois towns Kankakee and Channahon for millions in alleged lost revenue. Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle said Monday that the two cities have allowed Chicago companies to divert
Chicago authorities say nine people arrested on sex trafficking charges enslaved girls as young as 12.Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez on Wednesday announced the results of a long-term undercover investigation.