With news that Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke is charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of African-American teenager Laquan McDonald, we talk with activists and faith leaders about the charge and what reactions they expect from their communities.
Author Gillian O'Brien joins us to discuss her book Blood Runs Green, a non-fiction account of the largely forgotten murder of a prominent Irish-American doctor who was also the member of a secretive Irish Republican organization.
As prosecutors wrap up their case against former Chicago cop Steve Mandell, accused in a murder plot, Eddie Arruza brings us up to date on the grizzly details of the case.
State's attorneys outline their case against two young men charged in the shooting death of Hadiya Pendleton. Paris Schutz has more on what prosecutors say happened that day, and what they believe it says about Chicago's homicide problem.
Opening statements are underway in the trial of Drew Peterson, who is accused of murdering his third wife, Kathleen Savio. Elizabeth Brackett reports.
Aldermen Demand Faster Results
After yet another weekend of shootings, the city is pushing back, calling out 37 businesses that officials say foster crime. But aldermen are calling for more aggressive tactics, including an amped use of stop-and-frisk.
Is justice near for the slain family members of singer Jennifer Hudson? And how much does her celebrity complicate the case? We have details from the murder trial.