The victims, females ages 15 and 18, were at the station around midnight on January 2 when the group approached and asked one of the victims who they were talking to on the phone, Assistant State’s Attorney Zachary Peasall said.
A state legislator has introduced a bill that she says will prevent people from being released on electronic monitoring if they’re accused of attempted murder and other serious charges — but it won’t stop them from being released without electronic monitoring.
Who are the people charged with murder and attempted murder that are on electronic monitoring in Chicago? Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s office told a reporter they had no way of knowing. So, of course, CWBChicago found out.
Lori Lightfoot visited Joe Perillo days after armed smash-and-grab robbers stole over $1 million in watches from his Gold Coast car dealership. It didn’t go well. Then, Perillo received a visit from a city inspector. She brought her ticket book.
Officials told viewers they can’t get any information at all about an electronic monitoring program operated by the Cook County Chief Judge’s Office. But the chief judge gave us lots of information about it almost exactly one year ago.