At least eight Chicago police officers failed to recount the same scene that unfolded on a video showing a white cop fatally shooting a black teen 16 times. All of them remain on the street, according to the department.
On Wednesday, Gov. Bruce Rauner and Illinois Republicans put forward two radical answers to fix the serious financial problems at CPS: The state takes over the district, and allowing it to declare bankruptcy. Neither option is what city leaders want to hear.
We talk with 47th Ward alderman Ameya Pewar about the ordinance he’s co-sponsoring, and we check in with politics reporter Lauren Chooljian about what seems like a new push for independence by aldermen.