Currently, 1,000 people are in Cook County Jail awaiting trial on drug possession, obstruction and other misdemeanor charges. But recent history shows many of those cases may ultimately be dropped. Read More
Alexander "Pacman" Vargas had a starring role in the video that helped put him away. The Latin King gangster was sentenced Thursday to 23 years in prison, and investigators who brought the case against him said undercover... Read More
A Chicago man is part of a class action lawsuit against Cook County that seeks to change a policy that allows officials to detain free citizens following acquittal. Read More
The last time the Jackson campaign filed a report with the FEC, they reported they had over $105,000 in the bank. Problem is, that was in December of last year. Since that time, the Jackson campaign hasn't filed any of...
Web sites that cater to relationship revenge directly solicit nude photos and video, and some encourage ex-lovers to not only upload images but also publish phone numbers, and social media links. But what about the damage done... Read More
The Fraternal Order of Police say they are prepared to file an unfair labor practice charge against the brass of the Chicago Police Department over a plan to implement a pilot program in three districts which the union... Read More
The Chicago Transit Authority says a runaway train that rammed another Blue Line train had been left idling for 48 hours, and the agency has taken action by firing two employees, and suspending two others in the aftermath of... Read More
The OEIG found that inspector Charles Drager falsified official records, violated the department's administrative code, and failed to report his secondary employment. The Inspector General cited Drager's work as a part-time "vocal... Read More
Union president Robert Kelly calls the charging, suspension and probation of a switchman is "ludicrous." Read More
Over the past two years, hundreds of motorists have alleged a Chicago-based auto insurance company has systematically denied claims and refused to pay people whose cars were damaged in accidents caused by its customers. Read More
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New law breeds confusion and con artists.
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Business owners say their ratings on the site dropped after declining to pay for advertising. Some liken it to extortion. Lisa Parker reports.
If signed by Gov. Pat Quinn, legislation would prohibit any teen with unresolved traffic citations from getting a state driver’s license.
Bank of America and Wells Fargo are accused by law enforcement of turning their backs on struggling homeowners. Lisa Parker reports.