The Top Stories Of 2019 On CBSChicago.com2019 was a busy year in the news in Chicago – from a historic election that brought a new mayor into office to a scandal that forced a police superintendent out. But the Jussie Smollett saga was the big show-stopper here on CBSChicago.com.
Javier Garcia, Man Accused Of Plowing SUV Through Woodfield Mall, To Appear In CourtThe man accused of plowing his SUV through a popular suburban mall is expected in court Tuesday afternoon to face terrorism charges, but some experts aren't sure the charges fit the crime.
Do Terrorism Charges Fit The Crime Of Driving Through A Mall?"Anything can happen, but this strikes me as a stretch to call this terrorism. That may be another motive of the prosecution: to send a really clear message that these kinds of attacks are unacceptable and we don't want anyone else doing it."