Governor Quinn signed into law Saturday new legislation that allows judges to impose harsher penalties on people who use social media or other methods of electronic communication to organize mob attacks. Read »
Lawmakers said the legislation is in response to recent incidents in Chicago in which groups of young people descended on Michigan Avenue and other locations to rob or attack people. Read »
As last weekend's flash mob attacks demonstrate, in few cities are the rich and poor so closely linked. Read »
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