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Annie Sweeney
Chicago Tribune Crime and courts reporter.
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Annie Sweeney Dec 13
Laquan McDonald trial team is also following this related legal argument about access in our courts. We should all pay attention to remarks from Judge about media's right to be in the courtroom. , thankfully, was there to make sure you can.
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Lisa Donovan Dec 12
The Spin: Pritzker pushes back on Emanuel pension plan | Burke could lose some power | Mendoza attacks...
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David Folkenflik Dec 12
NEWS: NPR reports Tribune Publishing is paying a former LAT publisher more than $2.5M to avert a lawsuit that would have disclosed an anti-Semitic slur made by then controlling owner Michael Ferro, per three pple knowledgeable about the deal. LINK:
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David Heinzmann Dec 12
Ever wonder how much training that security guard with a gun got? If he/she isn't a cop, probably not much. And if something goes wrong, chances are nobody is going to probe their conduct too deeply. Our stories...
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TIME Dec 11
Replying to @TIME
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Christy Gutowski Dec 10
Ex-president of Chicago police union facing possible discipline from local he once led for comments to reporters during Jason Van Dyke's trial.
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Annie Sweeney Dec 11
Replying to @mandophotos
adding to this thread - the video he produced is such moving storytelling.
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Annie Sweeney Dec 11
'Solidarity not Charity' - with fascinating look at a different kind of disaster response. How Anarchists Helped Californian Fire Refugees in a Walmart Parking Lot via
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Annie Sweeney Dec 11
I am also a little late sharing this story. But I hope you will take a look - smart journalism depends on Chicago residents like this who showed real courage in helping us understand why good police relations matter.
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Annie Sweeney Dec 11
Replying to @AdamSege @JeremyGorner
thanks, Adam. Kind words from great colleague.
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Kevin Williams Dec 10
I have massive respect for my colleagues who chose to take the buyout, and wish conditions were such that they didn't need to consider that option. But the people still at the Tribune are flying the flag and kicking ass. They are great journalists with a job that is now harder.
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Annie Sweeney Dec 9
Catching up on best conversations of 2018 ... a reminder that newspapers inspire us too.
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Annie Sweeney Dec 8
It was a rough day Friday. Feeling so much gratitude to all these fine people.
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Megan Crepeau Dec 6
Replying to @crepeau
BREAKING - Dec. 19 at 3:00 for judge to deliver her decision.
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Annie Sweeney Dec 6
Replying to @ZBzdak
Adding photographer who is also following late developments in McDonald trial to bring the story
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Annie Sweeney Dec 6
Trib trial team working late on important story-Live updates: Closing arguments underway in trial of alleged police cover-up in Laquan McDonald shooting. ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦
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Jason Meisner Dec 3
Joe Berrios’ sister Carmen, was paid $126,000; his daughter Vanessa, saw her salary nearly double to $109,000 after her father took office; top aide Thomas Jaconetty made about $154,000; and close friend Victoria LaCalamita was a $139,000-a-year deputy.
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david jackson Dec 1
For months has stuck by two families in their agonizing quest for justice. His journalism gave them a voice and galvanized authorities:
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Lisa Donovan Nov 29
Here's what we know now about the FBI raids Chicago Ald. Ed Burke's government offices
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Michelle Rowan Nov 29
Who is Ed Burke? Alderman. Former cop. Ex-Trump attorney.
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