Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul announces that he will challenge former Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke’s nearly seven-year sentence for murdering Laquan McDonald. Heather Cherone/The Daily Line

Raoul Challenges Van Dyke’s 6¾-Year Sentence, Says Judge Improperly Applied Law

Attorney General Kwame Raoul said he took no position on whether Van Dyke’s sentence — which was widely criticized — was too lenient.

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Art West Freedom Fest Begins Sunday, Showcasing West Side Talent

The festival will feature artists, performers and entrepreneurs to showcase creative opportunities on the West Side.

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As Chicago Makes Headway On School Council Transparency, Some Say It Doesn’t Go Far Enough

CPS pledged to centrally track basic meeting information on cops in schools votes, but they aren't collecting meeting times or links to virtual meetings that are essential to public participation.