VIDEO:Chicago approves 5.5 million in reparations for Jon Burge victims

By Thomas Yau Emotions ran high today in Chicago City Council as the council approved $5.5 million in reparation funds for victims who were tortured by former Chicago Police Captain Jon Burge and his detectives. The legislation makes Chicago the first municipality in the U.S. to pay reparations for police misconduct. But for torture survivor […]

VIDEO: Emanuel shows confidence in runoff

By Noor Wazwaz and Thomas Yau Despite the two-digit lead over Jesus “Chuy” Garcia in the latest Chicago Tribune poll, incumbent mayor Rahm Emanuel had a tight schedule on Election Day. Voters are divided over what the backgrounds of each candidate would bring to Chicago.