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Tue, 18 Apr 2017 07:29:00 -0400More than a century ago, Sears was the Amazon of its time — a dominant name in retail. Sears has been in a long and painful decline, but executives say they have a plan to turn the company around.
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 05:04:00 -0400President Trump plans to sign an order on "Hire American" and "Buy American." Vice President Pence meets with Japan's prime minister after Trump targeted Japan for its huge trade surplus with the U.S.
Wed, 05 Apr 2017 05:03:00 -0400Chicago says it will continue with police reform efforts even if the Department of Justice won't push for them. Many remain skeptical and worry about what less scrutiny will bring.
Wed, 08 Mar 2017 17:29:00 -0500A violence prevention program takes a public health approach to the gun violence in Chicago, where the program has struggled to find funding. In New York, the program has seen big results.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 22:46:00 -0500The plaintiffs say random stops are up, and unfairly focus on blacks and Latinos. The police chief says his force doesn't have a practice of stop and frisk, and citizen complaints are down.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 16:32:00 -0500There's increasing concern among planners of science and technical conferences about the Trump administration's immigration restrictions. Many groups signed a letter asking Trump to rescind the order.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 16:29:00 -0500A new report from the Southern Poverty Law Center says the number of hate groups in the U.S. increased for a second year in a row with a growing number of right wing extremists operating in cyberspace. The most dramatic change in the organization's annual count was an expanding number of anti-Muslim hate groups.
Thu, 02 Feb 2017 00:34:00 -0500The Trump presidency's early days have been anything but uneventful. Trump voters in Algonquin, Ill., praise both the pace and content of his actions, from the travel ban to his Supreme Court nominee.
Tue, 31 Jan 2017 16:28:00 -0500As law enforcement tries to combat the startling number of murders in the city, two young people share what they've learned in a detention center.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 16:30:00 -0500After a year-long investigation, the U.S. Justice Department reported on Friday that the Chicago police department uses excessive force and its officers are poorly trained.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 17:48:00 -0500Chicago got a chance to celebrate the victory of Barack Obama's election to the presidency twice. Now, as he delivers his farewell speech, residents reflect on what he meant for their city.
Sun, 08 Jan 2017 18:53:00 -0500The numbers in 2016 were grim when it came to gun violence in the nation's third largest city.
Sat, 07 Jan 2017 18:02:47 -0500Chicago saw a record number of murders in 2016. With more than 700 homicides, there is more than one issue that led to this problem.
Tue, 03 Jan 2017 16:32:00 -0500Every day in the United States more than 200 people are murdered or assaulted with a firearm. Researchers studying gun violence in Chicago looked at arrests and other data over an 8-year period to explain how gun violence can spread like an infectious disease.
Mon, 26 Dec 2016 16:15:00 -0500Officers were targeted and killed by gunmen, while police shootings spurred protests nationwide and prompted law enforcement agencies to take a hard look at use-of-force policies.