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Anita Alvarez

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Adam Gray was 14 when police interviewed him for seven hours: "You can only take so much."

Downtown »

The newly sworn-in Cook County state's attorney on Monday outlined her plans for the next four years.

Downtown »

Kim Foxx was sworn in Thursday Downtown. She's the first African-American woman to hold the job.

Downtown »

Addressing supporters Tuesday, Foxx vowed to "fix a system that has been broken for some time."

Archer Heights »

Laquan McDonald was shot and killed by police on Oct. 20, 2014.

Washington Park »

Activists hope to rename part of Washington Park in honor of Ronald Johnson, killed by police in 2014.

Downtown »

After a terrible 2015, Mayor Rahm Emanuel hasn't managed to turn things around yet.

Downtown »

Anita Alvarez is among those calling for changes to how police and prosecutors handle sexual assault.

Archer Heights »

Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke, 37, is charged with murdering Laquan McDonald in 2014.

Downtown »

The Cook County state's attorney's loss shows that much needs to be done after the Laquan McDonald case

Downtown »

The Laquan McDonald shooting controversy marked the start of Alvarez's most recent and serious troubles.

River North »

#Byeanita took off Tuesday as social media bid farewell to the Cook County state's attorney.

Little Village »

Alvarez conceded the race and congratulated Foxx after she lost by a huge margin.

Auburn Gresham »

Dwright Boone-Doty was also charged in the Oct. 18 slaying of Brianna Jenkins. 

Downtown »

State's Attorney Anita Alvarez said Chicago is on track to have 700 homicides in 2016.