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First-Degree Murder Charge For Officer In McDonald's Death
Nov. 24, 2015
More than a year after prosecutors say Officer Jason Van Dyke shot and killed Laquan McDonald, 17, a first-degree murder charge has been filed against the officer.
Under Emanuel, more unsolved murders, fewer detectives
Mar. 23, 2015
In his reelection campaign, the Chicago mayor takes credit for a slight decline in homicides. But is the city doing enough to put killers behind bars?
Set to be released on bond, inmate gets 25 more years
Mar. 14, 2014
Since a dispute with a fellow inmate turned tragically violent, a Chicago gang member tries to mend his ways and reckon with the past.
After murders, closure for some more than others
May. 24, 2013
When Theodore McClendon’s parents were kidnapped and then killed in a forest preserve, hundreds came out to mourn, and the mayor promised justice.
Alderman's plan could make being homeless more expensive
Mar. 5, 2013
Also: An Illinois political legend is dead. And: Check Chicago's emergency closings.
The gambler, his wife, and her lover
Feb. 21, 2013
A bored trophy wife's affair ends in murder. The scandal that rocked 1907 Chicago.
Time for a Chicago murder commission?
Feb. 5, 2013
Also: White House 'kill memo' / Sandi Jackson probe / Lyric Opera accident / CNET reporter's new job / Facebook's watching
Increasing violence, neglect plague Kenwood
Jan. 30, 2013
Between increasing violence, neglect and the obvious fall-out of the housing boom, Kenwood is becoming more and more troubled.
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