Cover Story: A controversial Illinois law allows police to evade charges for killing civilians by casting blame on others. It may also be hiding police misconduct. A Reader investigation by contributing reporters Alison Flowers and Sarah Macaraeg found at least ten cases in Cook County in the past five years in which killings by Chicago Police Department or Cook County sheriff’s officers have resulted in felony murder charges for civilians.
The crews who evolved grassroots Chicago dance style "footwork" often end up as sideshows to DJs or rappers— but southside crew the Era hope to change that with their first stage production.
Food & Drink:
A review of Ema, Lettuce Entertain You’s new “Mediterranean” spot in River North that's all over the map.