Attorneys at First Defense Legal Aid are demanding that the city council get serious about defending the constitutional rights of people in the custody of the Chicago Police Department. First Legal Defense Aid

Lawyers Say City Council Members Are Dodging Plan To Give Detainees Their Prompt Phone Call — So They’re Jumping In The Freezing Lake

To protest the long periods of time people go without being able to contact family or a lawyer, the First Defense Legal Aid team is jumping in the freezing lake.

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New Mural Outside Bucktown-Wicker Park Library Brings A Piece Of Rural Illinois To The City

Artist and architect Sam Marts designed the mural to be an ode to the corn industry in Illinois.

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20 People Die From Coronavirus In Illinois As 2,120 New Cases Reported

Among the victims were five people in Cook County. At least 8,411 people have died from COVID-19 in Illinois.

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Woman On Divvy Bike Says Pick-Up Truck Driver Hit, Seriously Injured Her In Logan Square

Because of her head injuries, Marguerite Wynter doesn't remember much about what happened. Wynter and her family are calling on witnesses to come forward.