Alison Flowers

  • Playing Politics With Chicago's Murder Epidemic

    Illinois Governor Pat Quinn is facing growing questions about his failed $55 million plan to fight crime in the nation's murder capital.

  • Playing Politics with Chicago's Murder Epidemic

    Locked in a tight race for reelection, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn is facing growing questions about his failed $55 million anti-violence initiative.

  • Turning Up the Heat on Detroit’s Cold Cases

    About 18 months ago, the Detroit Police Department disbanded its cold case unit. Now, a group of mothers whose children have been murdered are picking up the slack.

  • Chicago's Torture Victims Want Justice

    Starting in 1971, more than 100 black men in Chicago were tortured and forced to confess to serious crimes as part of a police-sanctioned campaign that continued for almost 20 years under then Police Commander Jon Burge.