Marcos Diaz was murdered on June 25 in Chicago. Witnesses are cooperating with police. But his family is still waiting for justice.
Federal officials are visiting Chicago-area campuses to spread the word about fake prescription pills that could be deadly.
The $2 million paid out in June is the first down payment on a pledge to spend $250 million in federal funds on violence prevention.
Officer Nicholas Jovanovich previously faced termination for punching teenager Miracle Boyd during a 2020 protest.
The arrest brings relief to a family that couldn’t understand why police didn’t make an arrest quickly when the evidence was handed to them.
Fleeing gunfire, Highland Park parade goers found safety in the small businesses along Central Avenue
“I had them all come in, I closed the doors, I turned off the lights” said one store’s manager, of the moments after shots were fired into the crowd.
They say the state lacks resources to house some troubled kids but they’re working to fix the complicated problem.
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 are banned under a new law that’s being challenged in court.