Chicago

murder

Chicago Police Are Finally Investigating Whether a Serial Killer Murdered 51 Women Since 2001

Many were found on the south and west sides of Chicago, and almost all were black.
Emma Ockerman
4.14.19
guns

Inside the Uniquely American Horror Story of Summer Gun Violence in Chicago

"The one thing that I get really agitated about is how little things have changed in many of these neighborhoods."
Ann Givens
3.5.19
sexual assault

R. Kelly Charged With 10 Counts of Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse

The musician had been accused of sexual misconduct and abuse of young girls for decades.
Rex Santus
2.23.19
News

Everything We Know About the Arrests in Jussie Smollett's Case

At least one of the two men police detained in connection with the case reportedly worked on ‘Empire.’
Taylor Hosking
2.17.19
Chicago

Here Are the Wildest Photos of the Polar Vortex Rocking Chicago

Temperatures have dropped below -20, which feels more like -40 with wind chill.
Beckett Mufson
1.31.19
Documentary

A New Documentary Shows How Education in NZ and the US is Divided on Racial Lines

Where you learn depends on where you live, and where you live often depends on what colour you are.
Zahra Shahtahmasebi
12.13.18
News

This Story of an Elevator Plummeting 84 Floors Is an Absolute Nightmare

Thankfully, everyone managed to escape the thing unscathed.
River Donaghey
11.19.18
Culture

Inside an Underground Women's Mud Wrestling Ring in Chicago

"A couple times when police were called for noise complaints, the cops would stay and watch."
Bridjet Mendyuk
11.7.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Drunk Baggage Handler Passes Out Inside Plane and Wakes Up 500 Miles from Home

Whoops.
River Donaghey
11.5.18
Essays

Put Some Respect on Noname

The Chicago rapper has always been an exhaustive storyteller—brimming with narrative-driven stanzas that life in Chicago has written for her—but now the story feels like it’s completely hers.
Kristin Corry
9.17.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Bruno the Incredibly Extra Cat Has Finally Found a Home

He now has a new mom, Instagram account, and feather wand toy (since it's the only thing he'll play with).
Drew Schwartz
8.21.18
woman seeing woman

These Powerful Images of Chicago's South Side Are Filled with Love

Photographer Tonika Lewis Johnson​ sheds light on her community’s beauty at a time when outsiders associate it with violence and crime.
Elyssa Goodman
8.14.18
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