Once-viral homeless hero ‘Kai the Hitchhiker’ convicted in 2013 murder, faces life in prison

Homeless drifter Caleb “Kai” McGillvary, 30, who had a brush with Internet fame in 2013 after he saved a person from a would-be attacker while hitchhiking, was convicted Wednesday of first-degree murder in the beating death of a 73-year-old man.

Chicago police unions call for Cook County State’s Attorney Kimberly Foxx to resign

Police groups from in and around Chicago are calling for Cook County State’s Attorney Kimberly Foxx to step down.