The City Council has unanimously approved tweaks to the city’s assault weapon ban.
The Ilinois House committee reacts to a federal report that 15 percent of Illinois youth prisoners reported sexual victimization.
The prison watchdog John Howard Association says a youth prison in Chicago has too few special ed teachers.
State reps, local leaders say TIF surplus should be used to avert school funding crisis.
Head of DEA’s Chicago office says men arrested on Chicago’s West Side are connected to Mexican Sinaloa drug cartel
A new national report singles out Illinois as one of the best in the nation when it comes to decreasing the number of incarcerated youth.
The head of Juvenile Justice Commission calls on Gov. Quinn to act in response to report on sexual abuse in youth prisons.
A new report ranks Illinois as one of the worst when it comes to sexual abuse of youth in prisons.
A new report from the civil rights group calls for the legalization of marijuana.
Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy told reporters that police chased Tywon Jones after he fired into a crowd shortly after 4 p.m. in the 1300 block of South Independence Boulevard on the West Side.