Critics say Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s plan is an impractical political stunt and will do more harm than good.
The deal, supported by 80% of union members, also allows the city to investigate complaints against officers without a sworn affidavit.
Sheriff Tom Dart will use three dedicated detectives, DNA technology and a tip line to solve missing-person cases more than three years old.
We spent the summer talking with Chicagoans working to reduce shootings. Here’s what they say is driving violence — and is needed to stop it.
Members of the anti-violence program Chicago CRED are graduating high school Thursday, a major moment in their path away from gun violence.
A new park replaced an empty lot. It’s meant to bring fun and positivity to an area hurt by disinvestment and gun violence.
Everyone wants solutions to a rise in Chicago shootings. Here’s what local governments are currently doing — and what they’re spending.
First a pandemic and scrutiny over police brutality. Now, police say long hours are hurting efforts to improve officer mental health.
A judge called a Chicago police officer “frightening” due to online posts endorsing violence. The mayor echoed the concerns. CPD did nothing.
Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx said she expects the system will be overwhelmed by defendants requesting a speedy trial.