Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. will be released from a federal prison on Thursday and will serve out the remainder of his term in a Washington, D.C., halfway house, according to former U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy.
In his reelection campaign, the Chicago mayor takes credit for a slight decline in homicides. But a WBEZ investigation raises a question about the murders still happening: Is the city doing enough to put the killers behind bars?
Responding to an incident that has sparked street protests in Charlottesville, Virginia's Gov. Terry McAuliffe has ordered a state investigation into the arrest of a black University of Virginia student.
A federal judge has set in motion improvements to Illinois’ troubled Department of Children and Family Services. The action came after WBEZ found some minors were waiting behind bars even after they were cleared to go home.
As Chicago’s Muslim community reels from allegations that a prominent Islamic scholar sexually assaulted women, some are calling for an investigation into what leaders knew about prior claims of misconduct.