Police deny spying on protesters. But a lawsuit asks when - or if - the department uses cell tracking tech.
Our Hey Gov! series travels to Edwards County, Illinois, one of the sickest in the state. We found a county different from Chicago in demographics and density, but with some of the same health challenges.
Our Hey Gov! series starts in Southern Illinois with a look at a small-town battle with statewide implications.
Edward Shultz was beaten by inmates in Cook County Jail more than 10 hours after a judge ordered Shultz’s release.
Under the authority of Sheriff Tom Dart, Cook County makes inmates who’ve already been freed by a judge, go back to jail to be processed out.
The state is expanding its Aftercare pilot, but experts and data question whether the program is working.
Open tryouts for Gary’s indie-ball team draw baseball hopefuls looking for one last chance, or their first big break.
Illinois General Assembly is considering a dozen bills that could impact charter schools. Charter advocates want lawmakers to see the faces of affected students.
Injured passengers allege agency negligence led to derailment, and an attorney predicts more lawsuits will come.
Crash near Michigan City, Ind. leaves three dead, one seriously injured