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State's Attorney Kim Foxx bristles at insinuation her office's handling of earlier cases emboldened looters

1 month ago   |   By Chicago Tribune

After looters caused mayhem on the Magnificent Mile early Monday, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and police Superintendent David Brown pointed fingers at a now-familiar target: Cook County prosecutors and judges.
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Facing criticism over handling of arrests during unrest, State's Attorney Kim Foxx defends dropping cases

Facing criticism over handling of arrests during unrest, State's Attorney Kim Foxx defends dropping cases

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

CHICAGO - Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx faced criticism from downtown business owners, the police superintendent and her political rivals Monday over her approach to prosecuting people arrested during unrest in Chicago.
Foxx is up for re-election in November, and her critics are pouncing as she faces tough questions over how she's handled people who are arrested during looting in late May.
Hundreds of looters rampaged through downtown Chicago late Sunday, converging on Michigan Avenue, smashing storefronts, looting property and creating chaos in scenes reminiscent of the rioting...
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