Cardinal George

Cardinal George Was ‘Heroic’ At The End

Two members of the clergy recall the final hours of Chicago’s former archbishop, who passed away Friday.

Chicago police Detective Dante Servin listens as Judge Dennis Porter reads his decision at the Leighton Criminal Court Building on Monday, April 20, 2015, in Chicago, for Servin's trial on manslaughter charges in the March 2012 shooting death of Rekia Boyd. The defense asked the judge for a directed verdict after the prosecution finished making its case last Thursday. Porter found Servin not guilty on all counts. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)

Judge Throws Out Fatal Shooting Case Against Off-Duty Cop

Dante Servin, charged in the 2012 death of Rekia Boyd, walked out of court a free man Monday.

Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Big Changes For Minor Drug Cases In Cook County

Prosecutors will ease penalties for minor drug felonies; drop misdemeanor pot cases.