Murder makes the headlines, but crimes like theft and assault are far more common in Chicago—and your chances of being a victim may be higher than the police are telling you.
The city’s drop in crime has been nothing short of miraculous. Here’s what’s behind the unbelievable numbers.
How the Sinaloa shakeup could affect the city’s drug trade—and an open question on where the crime boss’s trial will take place.
Bury your sniveling nose in the pages of an excellent book about the team’s glory days.
See the author of ‘My Heart Is an Idiot’ (and ‘Found’ magazine creator) at an event at Schubas tonight.
Who Says Illinois lawmakers are lazy? Six of the 595 bills passed this session—on topics as diverse as hunting, tanning, and license plate design—suggest otherwise.
State Rep. Connie Howard just pled guilty to spending $28,000 from a scholarship fund she created. Here we go again.
Axelrod officially opened the University of Chicago Institute of Politics today. Tonight: What’s next for the Republican party?
In a Q&A about his new memoir, the bioethicist Ezekiel Emanuel opens up about how his family’s culture helped him (and his brothers Rahm and Ari) find their own paths to success.
Tonight and tomorrow evening, Michael Hainey will be around town reading from his new book After Visiting Friends, a book that uncovers the truth behind his father’s mysterious death—and finds some family secrets along with it.