It’s hard not to remember the African Americans locked up and lost because their lives didn’t have value in the crack era.
Chicago West Side
For those who murder or maim people using guns, the city should step up enforcement and solve more murders.
If the treatment of this young man was not a hate crime — for purposes of setting out charges — then Illinois’ hate crime law is an empty vessel.
The close-to-home killings have a desensitizing effect on young people who grow up seeing violence as the norm.
Bryan Cressey, a Chicago venture capital pioneer, is putting his money into fighting addiction and poverty.
The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office said Monday that they’ve seen a recent spike in deaths attributed to fentanyl and closely related drugs.