Posts tagged "robbery"

Children doing adult time because of a law made over a century ago

Photo credit: banspy It was a time that women couldn’t vote. Scientists of the day used brain size and the first intelligence tests to determine that white people were biologically superior to all other races. People with mental illnesses were locked up in crude asylums, restrained to beds and given shock therapy in an attempt... Read more »

For every Lincoln Park robbery, there are dozens more elsewhere in the city

During the time when a string of four robberies were committed in Lincoln Park–between 2 a.m. July 30 and 3:36 a.m. August 1, a spree that has touched off widespread community outrage–more than 100 other robberies were taking place in other parts of the city, according to an analysis by The Chicago Reporter. There were... Read more »