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.
Antonio Fenner and Hadiya Pendleton have more in common than divides them. Both black teenagers from Chicago. Both gunned down in the final week of a historically bloody January.