Chicago woman claims she was gang raped at R. Kelly’s music studio

Police have not been able to confirm the location of the assault R&B singer R. Kelly covers his mouth as he speaks to members of his entourage as he leaves the Leighton Criminal Courts Building (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images) A Chicago woman was hospitalized this week after claiming she was sexually assaulted at R….

Flint Water Prosecutors Drop Criminal Charges, With Plans to Keep Investigating

Nick Lyon, the former director of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, faced charges of involuntary manslaughter in the Flint water crisis. Charges against him were dropped on Thursday.CreditCreditTerray Sylvester/The Flint Journal-MLive, via Associated Press   CHICAGO — Prosecutors stunned the city of Flint, Mich., on Thursday by dropping all pending charges against…

Fact-check: Providing oversight of Lightfoot’s record on police discipline

Lori E. Lightfoot, then President of the Chicago Police Board, speaks during a 2017 press conference. File Photo. | Santiago Covarrubias/For the Sun-Times When mayoral candidate Lori Lightfoot makes her pitch to Chicago voters, the former federal prosecutor frequently recounts her record of working to reform the city’s police department.