Left for Dead: Why Do Chicago Police Solve So Few Hit-and-Runs? One Investigation Points to Major Issues
Why do Chicago police solve so few hit-and-runs, even in cases where they are given overwhelming amounts of evidence?
Newly released video shows the harrowing moments Chicago police officers engaged in a shootout with a carjacking suspect in July 2020 outside a police station on the city’s Northwest Side.
Hundreds of Chicago Officers Have Spent More Than 1,200 Years Collectively Relieved of Police Powers Since 2009, Records ShowSince 2009, hundreds of Chicago police officers have collectively spent more than 1,241 years relieved of their police powers as investigations into their conduct have dragged on, in many cases, for y...
But laser strikes reported in Illinois went up even more sharply last year – a steep 164 percent from 2020, when 162 strikes were reported, to 2021, which saw 428 reported strikes in all.
You may have seen them in the refrigerator section of a store near you: doors that flash pictures of the products inside, instead of letting you look at what’s on the shelves. But what you may not kno...