The state’s attorney promised to transform the office. Data shows she’s dismissed thousands of felonies that would have been pursued in the past.
A roundup of coverage marking 50 years since Illinois Black Panthers Party leaders were killed by Chicago police, an event that’s had lasting repercussions for the city and country.
As legalization looms, Chicago’s Black Caucus voices concerns that the emerging recreational pot industry is rigged for white operators.
Thousands are misled into switching suppliers in the hopes of saving money but instead see their utility bills spike, sometimes driving them into debt.
Our analysis shows a troubling pattern of officers charging alleged victims of police misconduct with aggravated battery or assault to a police officer or resisting arrest.
Female prison inmates are being disciplined at much higher rates than men for lower-level offenses in many states.