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Annie Sweeney
Chicago Tribune Crime and courts reporter.
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Annie Sweeney Apr 21
⁦Chicago Tribune’s Ron Grossman with a wonderful meditation for your Sunday on what the Notre Dame fire should inspire in us all. ⁦
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Lolly Bowean Apr 19
Sharing one of my favorite stories that I’ve written. I can’t wait to see my little sisters, in all their stylish glory come Sunday. Easter tradition makes little Black girls queens for a day - Chicago Tribune
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Jason Meisner Apr 19
Kim Foxx's chief spokeswoman suddenly departs amid fallout over handling of prosecution reports
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Annie Sweeney Apr 16
Some long-awaited details into the controversy over Smollett charges.
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Lolly Bowean Apr 7
Who is ? She’s a small town girl who has made history by becoming a big-city Mayor. My latest took me on a trip to learn about Lightfoot’s roots. I found out that She is beloved back in her hometown.
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Annie Sweeney Apr 3
The Spin post-election: 'The president tweeted about it. Not that one. Former President Barack Obama.'
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Annie Sweeney Apr 3
“I am an addict for hope. And she brings hope, which we desperately need.” with react from Chicago's gay community - and the quote of the day (so far).
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Seamus Heaney Apr 3
To be first on the road, Up with the ground-mists and pheasants. To be older and grateful
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Lolly Bowean Apr 3
Chicago grassroots activists had some major victories last night. They are moving the demonstrations from the streets into city council. If nothing else, the conversations around policy will change.
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Mary Schmich Apr 2
A message for Mayor-elect Lightfoot: We're counting on you to set the moral tone. And that would make history. Today's column.
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Hal Dardick Apr 2
And, with 17 % of citywide vote in, is beating by a 3-1 margin.
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Annie Sweeney Apr 1
The Spin: Election Eve Edition.
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Jason Meisner Apr 1
Lawsuit alleges Chicago cops connected to disgraced Jon Burge beat confession from 15-year-old years ago
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Stacy St. Clair Mar 30
For the third time this year, a state trooper has been killed in a traffic fatality. In case anyone missed it the first two times: Move over and slow down.
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Jason Meisner Mar 29
The scheme was astonishingly bold but ultimately harebrained: file a change-of-address form claiming that shipping giant United Parcel Service had moved its headquarters from a bustling business park in Atlanta to a tiny garden apartment in Chicago
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Jason Meisner Mar 28
Another day, another dollar: The fallout from the politically charged case — which has captured worldwide attention since the attack was first reported two months ago — may be far from over.
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Annie Sweeney Mar 27
Decision to drop charges raises many questions - and potentially tension between police and prosecutors, as reported in Tribune story here.
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Annie Sweeney Mar 27
Chicago police files on Jussie Smollett investigation show behind-the-scenes maneuvers
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Megan Crepeau Mar 26
Replying to @crepeau
//BREAKING// Just spoke to First Assistant State's Attorney Joe Magats, who was in charge of the case -- he says prosecutors and defense reached an agreement at some point awhile back that if Smollett did community service and forfeited his bond, they would drop the charges.
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Annie Sweeney Mar 26
"From top to bottom this is not on the level." Mayor Rahm Emanuel reacts to Smollett charges being dropped.
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