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Court won't toss Beavers' tax convictions
Jun. 26, 2013
A federal judge in Chicago has refused to toss a former Cook County commissioner Williams Beavers's tax-evasion convictions on grounds his jury had no African-American males.
Preckwinkle to seek second term
Jun. 11, 2013
A campaign official says Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is going to tell supporters that she will run for a second four-year term.
ACLU: Racial disparities in IL pot arrests
Jun. 5, 2013
A new report from the civil rights group calls for the legalization of marijuana.
Are you penalized for BWB (buying while Black)?
May. 13, 2013
We'll dive into a survey that says African American homeowners pay more than their white or Asian counterparts for similar homes in similar neighborhoods. Plus uncovering the ultimate Chicago book, and more.
Sheriff warns Indian immigrants of scam
May. 8, 2013
Indian immigrants in unincoporated Des Plaines have been victims of a recent phone scam, which has defrauded some of thousands of dollars.
Dart proposes concealed-carry ordinance
May. 6, 2013
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart is proposing a county concealed-carry ordinance if lawmakers in Springfield can't come up with a statewide law.
Dunning, a 'tomb for the living'
Apr. 30, 2013
In both life and death, the people who ended up at the notorious asylum and poor farm were some of Chicago’s least fortunate residents.
Cook County immigration policy challenged
Apr. 22, 2013
Invoking the Boston Marathon bombings, a national group has filed a lawsuit aimed at an ordinance that requires jail personnel to disregard federal immigration detainers.
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