As Chicago decides whether to end the controversial service that alerts police to gunshots, the city of Dayton, which canceled its contract, may offer some lessons.
Housing migrants temporarily at Chicago police stations is no one’s first choice, but a rapidly growing number of asylum seekers arriving in the city from border communities in Texas have […]
Chicago Police Department efforts to bolster wellness program under the consent decree were faltered because of a lack of data and risk losing compliance in some instances
A police officer seemingly adhered to the Chicago Police Department’s foot pursuit policy — still cost him his life
City Hall touts its $410M plan to fight crime but has spent little money; some cash goes to street outreach groups with no experience or troubled leadership.
A new law banning assault weapons is facing an uphill legal battle with scholars hesitant to say it will survive challenges
In Chicago’s busiest bike lane along Milwaukee Avenue, there have been 50 reported crashes and three deaths since 2020 as cyclists navigate the city’s patchwork approach to safety.
As officials work to overhaul an overloaded and flawed court system, advocates and survivors say the finish line is a long way off.
The change follows a Better Government Association/Chicago Sun-Times investigation last year that documented the impact of ‘dead end’ drug arrests in which people are briefly locked up, only to see the charges soon dismissed.
Drivers on road nearby quiet city park known for bird watching slammed with hundreds of bike lane infractions