In early June, Michael Lansu was laid off from the Chicago Sun-Times after almost two years keeping tabs on the Windy City's notorious gun violence.
"House of Screams" by John Conroy kicked off a decades-long effort to unravel the web of a Chicago cop's torturous ways. We asked him how it all went down and whether police in the Windy City have changed.
A Criminal Defense Lawyer Told Us Robert Durst's 'The Jinx' Confession Is '100 Percent Admissible' in Court
By now, everyone knows that the subject of the HBO documentary series was caught on tape muttering what sounded like a confession—but it's not clear yet whether those remarks will count against him at a trial.