Seeking help for trauma

When residents of some of the city’s most violent neighborhoods need mental health treatment, they often seek help from social service and community organizations in their neighborhoods — help that can be hard to find.

Ferguson: What’s next

On Nov. 24, a St. Louis County grand jury did not indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson, who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager in August. The Chicago Reporter talked to advocates for greater police accountability and asked them, “What’s next?”

National Day of Action Against Police Brutality

More than 100 people rallied at Chicago’s Daley Plaza at noon on Oct. 22, the National Day of Action Against Police Brutality. Later that evening, activists held a vigil outside of the 11th District Police Station, in honor of Roshad McIntosh, 18, who was fatally shot in East Garfield Park in August.

A victim of immigration fraud speaks out

In October, Maricela Haro was arrested and indicted for allegedly posing as an immigration attorney and scamming 12 people. One of the victims, Ivan Perez, explains how Haro was able to gain his trust and that of others over a period of several years.

Take Back Chicago

More than a thousand people gathered Tuesday evening for the “Take Back Chicago” rally and town hall meeting at the University of Illinois at Chicago Forum.