Last month, host Janice Marie Collins, a University of Illinois journalism professor, began a conversation about some of the questions raised by the shooting of an unarmed black man in Ferguson, Missouri. That conversation continued Friday, Oct. 3, with a live special focusing on what comes next and the search for solutions.
JPMorgan Chase says the contact information for 76 million households and 7 million small businesses was compromised in a data breach. The company made the revelation in a filing with the Security and Exchange Commission on Thursday.
A former Chicago police commander serving a sentence for lying about the torture of dozens of men by officers under his command is getting out of prison.
Secret Service Director Julia Pierson vows that a security breach like the Sept. 19 incident in which a man scaled the White House fence will never happen again.
A Republican congressman says whistleblowers have told a congressional committee that the intruder who climbed a fence made it farther inside the White House than the Secret Service has publicly acknowledged.
A suburban Chicago man has been ordered held without bond on charges he set a fire at an air traffic control center, causing damage that brought Chicago's two international airports to a halt.
The head of the Federal Aviation Administration says he's ordered a review of the agency's security protocols and how it deals with unexpected incidents such as last week's fire at a Chicago-area air traffic facility that disrupted air travel.
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin says he'll seek an investigation into how a contract employee was able to sabotage a regional control center and bring Chicago's two international airports to a halt.
A Ferguson, Mo., police officer was shot while on patrol Saturday evening, according to St. Louis police amid continuing protests over the August police shooting of an unarmed black teenager.
An Illinois Democrat appointed by disgraced former Governor Rod Blagojevich to a U.S. Senate in 2008 has become an issue in the lead-up to a federal trial in Chicago, with defense attorneys claiming Roland Burris was once accused of seeking to extort a business.