Right-wing politicians and pundits have begun to parrot a racist trope in the wake of the mass shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas after Texas Governor Greg Abbott falsely claimed gun control laws didn't prevent violence in Chicago. The statement prompted heavy pushback online.
A Chicago woman who had been kidnapped and held hostage in an abandoned home was found thanks to a passerby hearing her cries for help.
Data taken from the Illinois Traffic and Pedestrian Stop Study suggests that Black drivers are actually seven times more likely to get stopped by Chicago police compared to what White people experience.
Showtime recently donated $500,000 to support and advance grassroots initiatives in Chicago.
Chicago community members held a vigil on Monday night in honor of Jaslyn Adams, a 7-year-old girl who was shot and killed on Sunday while sitting in the car with her father at a McDonald's drive-thru.
This week, local Chicago news has drawn national attention to a story that is nearly two years old, involving Anjanette Young, an innocent Chicago woman, who was handcuffed naked in her own apartment after police busted into her apartment and searched it for guns that were not there.
Tafara Willims, who was injured in the police shooting that killed her boyfriend, Marcellis Stinnette, described the deadly encounter that differs sharply from the Waukegan Police Department's narrative.
Marcellis Stinnette, an unarmed Black teen, was killed and his girlfriend was critically wounded in a police shooting in suburban Chicago that has prompted more questions than answers.