Arguing that the sole job of Chicago's top prosecutor is to disproportionately lock up African-American men, ColorOfChange worked overtime on Tuesday's primary to oust Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez, who is up for re-election.
A 22-year-old Chicago man has been charged in the execution-style shooting of Tyshawn Lee, 9, whose death in November rankled the nation and became the latest symbol of problems with gun violence in America.
Dwight Boone-Doty, 22, was charged with murder Monday in the execution-style slaying of 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee.
Gov. Bruce Rauner's statement may seem like a dig, but Mayor Rahm Emanuel would likely be protected from the recall even if the bill passed the governor's desk.
Two individuals, identified as a 19-year-old college student and a 55-year-old-woman, were fatally shot by Chicago police as officers were responding to a domestic dispute early Saturday morning.
Embattled Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel stood before city leaders and issued a heartfelt apology for the police shooting of Laquan McDonald on Wednesday as calls for him to resign intensified.
A Chicago woman, partly inspired by Spike Lee's anticipated and controversial film Chiraq, has decided to curb gang and gun violence in her community by implementing a sex strike until the killings end.
Computer classes at his St. Sabina Church in the city's Englewood neighborhood were disrupted Wednesday morning over a slow Internet connection that made it difficult to complete tasks.
At a time when interactions between African-Americans and police are fraught with tension over allegations of excessive force by cops across the nation, a team…