Chicago police use of force faces Justice Department scrutiny

Dec 8, 2015

Chicago police use of force faces Justice Department scrutiny

The U.S. Justice Department said on Monday it will investigate Chicago’s police department following protests over the 2014 police shooting death of a black teenager, on the same day local prosecutors said they would not seek charges in another police shooting case. U.S. authorities ...

Sep 11, 2015

Chicago mortician found to have taken work home with him

A mortician’s widow found out to her dismay that her late husband had been taking his work home with him after discovering bodies in their garage, local media reported Thursday. Police made the grisly discovery after the mortician’s widow called for help on Wednesday ...

O'Hare airport is falling behind, Chicago aviation chief warns

Jun 26, 2015

O'Hare airport is falling behind, Chicago aviation chief warns

O’Hare International Airport is falling behind other global hubs as it grapples with flight delays, gate shortages and a largely humdrum terminal experience for passengers, Chicago’s new aviation chief warned business leaders Thursday. Aviation industry veteran Ginger Evans told an audience at the City ...

May 7, 2015

Chicago police torture victims to be awarded $5.5 million

The Chicago City Council on Wednesday approved a $5.5 million reparations package for the mostly African-American victims of the city’s notorious police torture scandal that also includes a formal apology and a promise to teach schoolchildren about one of the darkest chapters in Chicago’s ...