A June 16 fire forced the Diaz family out of their Little Village apartment. Money for their motel runs out Saturday.
The state’s child welfare agency says it has nowhere else to put the children. Opponents call it cruel, and a civil rights violation.
Assault rifles, including the infamous AR-15, may be purchased in the state – but not in Cook County or Chicago.
The man allegedly said he was incensed by news coverage of violence in his neighborhood, worried it was “too close to home.”
The well-funded initiative aims to reduce crime and reform departments by improving police supervision.
Police have blamed young people seeking joyrides for the uptick, but a researcher points to perpetrators with economic motivations.
The funds, part of the federal government’s response to the pandemic, were budgeted for anti-violence efforts, but have not yet been spent.
Another 1,500 cops are not vaccinated but they have received religious or medical exemptions.
The move comes as violence surges and Foxx is criticized for going easy on criminals. She expects a backlash.
Maria Soila Vega’s son Christopher Torrijos was murdered on Sept. 16, 2021. It’s one of hundreds of Chicago murders without an arrest.