An attempted theft in 2016 by a Chicago woman while attending a top-tier liberal arts college in Ohio on scholarship led to a multi-million dollar legal award last Friday that, as one conservative legal scholar wrote, “sent shock waves through the academic higher education establishment.”
The Chicago Police Union believes that two exonerated criminals bringing civil actions against the city are guilty of their crimes and is asking Mayor Lori Lightfoot not to settle the cases, but fight them in public trials.
House Speaker Michael Madigan used his absolute power over the legislative process to move legislation to the floor on Friday that exchanges Illinois’ constitutionally mandated flat income tax with a progressive tax.
Chicago's incoming chief equity officer, Candace Moore, has fashioned much of her short legal career around a now repudiated Obama-era policy that racism is to blame for the inordinate disciplining and poor academic performances of many black students.
In a legal victory for the Chicago police, a certificate of innocence (COI) granted in early April to convicted murderer Arnold Day has been vacated by the same Cook County judge who originally granted it.
Chicago police continue to battle the media’s guilt by association fixation over the attendance of a handful of “white nationalists” at the FOP’s April 1 demonstration against Cook County prosecutor Kim Foxx.
Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx recused herself from the prosecution of a former Foxx campaign worker and “anti-police activist” who has been charged with striking two Chicago police officers at a demonstration this past July.
A lawyer for a group of Chicago police officers has filed a petition requesting a special prosecutor in the case of an “anti-police activist” and campaign worker for Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx, charged with battery of two of the officers.
The president of the Chicago Fraternal Order of Police has demanded that Congressman Bobby Rush (D-Ill) retract a comment he made at a rally last weekend in support of Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx that the FOP “is the sworn enemy of black people.”
The voting record of a former Chicago news anchor, who recently took a full-time slot with a progressive radio station, is in lockstep with most political journalists in Illinois and their allegiance to the Democratic Party.
A witness who testified at union leader Jerry Morrison’s battery trial that Morrison did not strike off-duty Chicago police officer David DiSanti in June of last year was not present when the alleged attack occurred, a source told the Chicago City Wire.
After a 20-minute trial, Cook County Judge Donald Panarese Jr. on Wednesday found powerful Illinois union leader Jerry Morrison not guilty of a misdemeanor battery charge against an off-duty Chicago police officer.
Jerry Morrison, executive director of the deep-pocketed, politically influential Service Employees International Union (SEIU), is scheduled to appear in Cook County Court on Wednesday on a charge of misdemeanor battery involving an off-duty Chicago police officer.