To curb gun violence, city needs to look at more than tougher sentencing.
Andy Shaw, the BGA's President & CEO, is an award-winning Chicago journalist who spent 37 years covering local, state and national politics, business, education, and day-to-day news at the City News Bureau of Chicago, Chicago Sun-Times, NBC 5 and ABC 7.
Resistance to independent oversight is commonplace among state and local officials in both parties
We can’t let them hide conversations that affect our lives and our tax dollars in personal email accounts that are often inaccessible.
The ultimate threat, the report adds, is a crisis so severe government will be unable to function.
Who’s responsible for the crisis? Both sides. And whose move is it? Either side.
A year after the city released video of the Laquan McDonald shooting, police department reforms barely have taken shape.