Data reveals new ways to reduce deaths and racial disparity in cop shootings.
As the mayor reels from the Laquan McDonald controversy, he must deal with a housing authority with heavy pockets and empty promises.
Deep in the weeds of union contract agreements lie provisions that protect cops from oversight.
A new video shows a Chicago police officer murdering a black teen last year. Why did it take so long for us to get here?
The influence of the academy made Saul Bellow’s fiction insufferable.
Why a Chicago alderman race may hinge on Mayor Rahm Emanuel's hard line on schools
Karen Lewis would make for a bloody mayoral battle
All respect to Kansas City, New York and LA, but the photos do not lie
Murders have plummeted overall, but much of the city has seen only modest declines or stagnation
Tell us what you really think, Mr. Mayor
From 1993: America's Changing Urban Politics
Why states should not pass new mandatory minimums for firearm possession
Why it's worth ranting against Rachel Shteir's Chicago essay
The election is all about guns. Except when it's not.