From crime to Covid, cops to questionable contractors, WGN Investigates covers it all.
In the past year, we’ve introduced you to some of the youngest victims of Chicago’s gun violence and revealed data that shows shooting victims are getting younger. From Englewood activist who has converted shipping containers into a classroom to a suburban mom struggling to help her son walk again after a bullet lodged in his spine, we showed you the whole story and shared solutions.
When thousands of people fell victim to employment security fraud many turned to WGN for help.
We showed you how to protect yourself plus showed you how Illinois is refusing to answer one of the most basic – and biggest – questions about the fraud: How much money has been lost?
Why are drivers in the suburbs still getting hit with hefty tickets despite the fact federal prosecutors say a former executive with the red light camera company has been linked to bribery accusations against several elected officials?
Watch the hourlong special in its entirety in the video players below:
PART ONE – Covid, Crime & Chaos: A WGN Investigates special
PART TWO – Covid, Crime & Chaos: A WGN Investigates special
PART THREE – Covid, Crime & Chaos: A WGN Investigates special
PART FOUR – Covid, Crime & Chaos: A WGN Investigates special
- $36 billion lost to fraudulent unemployment claims
- ‘Our industry was brought to its knees’: Heartbreak for Chicago’s hotels
- SafeSpeed’s red light cameras still clicking and costing motorists millions, despite federal indictments
- Carjackings soar in Chicago, but few face arrest
- A dangerous and deadly year: Children caught in Chicago’s crossfire
- Safety of electronic monitoring questioned
- Opioid overdose deaths: Cook County’s other epidemic
- Last ride for Chicago’s taxis? Ride-sharing, pandemic taking its toll
- Battle over Markham’s swingers club continues
- Over 50 years later: Hunting for answers in Chicago hospital abduction