MIHALOPOULOS: Alexis Stubbs, slain by her mom’s ex-boyfriend, had been on track for a better life, thanks to Chicago House and Social Service Agency.
MIHALOPOULOS: Many a politician will launch a charitable effort and tout that cause on their resume. For Chris Kennedy, it’s Top Box Foods.
MIHALOPOULOS: State Rep. Luis Arroyo says by backing statehood for Puerto Rico, he angered some in the community who want it to be a sovereign nation.
THE WATCHDOGS: Police deny requests from undocumented immigrant crime victims to certify they helped investigators — a key step to get a special visa.
MIHALOPOULOS: As Trump administration considers privatizing public assets, there’s proof in Chicago it’s good for private investors but not taxpayers.
A WATCHDOGS/ABC7 SPECIAL REPORT: Red-light cameras now bring suburbs more revenue than they do the city of Chicago, amid questions about accuracy.
MIHALOPOULOS: Trump has sought repeatedly to draw attention to the violence in Chicago, once saying people in the inner city are “living in hell.”