For a neighborhood that has tried to overcome a history of racial violence, Bridgeport's so-called "vigilantes" get support and some pushback.
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Collins wants banks to answer for the racial divides in their home purchase lending.
Five years ago, Kwame Raoul helped pass police reform legislation. But he had to drop the policy he says would’ve been the most impactful — and now he wants it back.
At a Friday court hearing, an attorney for the state of Illinois blasted the city and Mayor Lightfoot for “foot dragging” on police reform.
A Chicago police rule requires officers to wear masks. News footage of recent protests shows that’s not always happening.
Many states' past attempts at police reform didn't address the most glaring issue: use of force.
“People will need to be comfortable with mass body temperature screening and other technology that could be in play,” said one expert.
Illinois officials reported 125,915 total cases of COVID-19, including 5,795 deaths, as of Friday afternoon.
Minneapolis this week announced the removal of police from public schools. Will Chicago be next?
The request is part of the consent decree legal process, which advocates say “entirely failed” to protect Chicagoans from police brutality.