Illinois Attorney General Sues Chicago Over Police Practices

Despite federal reluctance, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said he would work toward a consent decree to overhaul officer training and discriminatory practices.

Trump Wants to Get Tough on Crime. Victims Don’t Agree.

By TIMOTHY WILLIAMS August 11, 2017 Sending more people to prison, deporting illegal immigrants, cracking down on marijuana use — those are some of the things the Trump administration has said will make America safer. But what do crime victims think...

Northwestern Professor Held in Stabbing Death That Mystified Chicago

Wyndham Lathem, an assistant professor at Northwestern University, was arrested on Friday in California. By MATTHEW HAAG August 8, 2017 For more than a week, the gruesome killing of a young hairstylist in a downtown Chicago luxury high-rise has captivated...

Search in Pennsylvania for 4 Missing Men Focuses on a Vast Farm

By MATTHEW HAAG July 10, 2017 Over a two-day period starting last Wednesday night, four young men in Bucks County, a wealthy Philadelphia suburb where new construction meets large estates, disappeared. The first to vanish, Jimi Tar Patrick, 19, was last seen...