Dayton’s population has been shrinking since the 1960s. Most of the area’s factory jobs are long gone. To save the city, Schultz has embraced a new idea: Help immigrants and refugees lay roots in Dayton.
Chicago police officers once again found themselves on the wrong side of the law. Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy recently commented on two local police officers, Alex Guerrero and Antonio Martinez Jr., who were indicted for allegedly assisting the notorious Latin Kings street gang.
Chicago police say three people have been killed and another 20 have been injured in separate shootings over 13 hours overnight.Police say the shootings happened late Friday and early Saturday.A 29-year-old man was killed in a drive-by shooting across from a North Side high school about 1:20 a.m.
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is trying to throw another wrench into a key immigration-enforcement program of President Obama’s administration, saying it ensnares too many people and erodes trust in local police.