Lawyers for NATO summit protesters say Chicago police have raided an apartment where activists where staying and arrested nine people.The Chicago chapter of the National Lawyers Guild says officers broke down doors in the building in the South Side Bridgeport neighborhood.
How can you raise your child without the trauma of picking sides in the Cubs-Sox rivalry? You may not believe it, but you can. Take it from this long-time sports reporter, who grew up loving both teams equally.
In a conversation with WBEZ after his first year in office, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel reflects on boosting tourism, his dream of a "Chicago accord" and how to keep the city's new "can-do" attitude going into his second year as mayor.
There's a lot of speculation about whether there will be violence between police and protesters in Chicago over the next few days. Here, a NATO protester and a Chicago police officer talk to WBEZ about what they're expecting this weekend.
The same international watchdog group that's monitored contentious elections in Armenia and spoken out against the jailing of Russian journalists is now training its eye closer to home: this weekend's NATO summit.
More state control is coming to the troubled public schools in suburban North Chicago. The Illinois Board of Education voted Thursday to put a five-member panel in charge of North Chicago school finances.