The move fulfills the wish of Democrats clamoring to see a woman of color on a major party’s presidential ticket for the first time in history.
All fall sports in the conference have been called off and a spring season will be explored.
A rare wind storm swept across the region on Monday, blowing over trees, flipping vehicles, causing widespread property damage and leaving tens of thousands of homes without power.
The federal investigation into ComEd and Illinois politicians.
Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan says he heard positive feedback and support from fellow Democrats after facing calls that he resign in the wake of a corruption scandal.
Pritzker’s new rule, approved by a 12-member state board Tuesday, would allow retailers to be fined up to $2,500 if they don’t require masks to be worn.
“It’s important for us to … get in the practice [of] not just listening to respond, but listening to connect and listening to understanding.”
A panel of experts and policymakers discuss the city’s struggling recycling program — and how to make it better.
While advocates have made strides in getting Native American symbols and names changed, they say there’s still work to do.
Man Charged With Attempted Murder Of A Police Officer Was Shot In The Back By CPD, Defense Attorney Says
The shooting of Latrell Allen, who police say fired first at officers, was followed by looting and mayhem downtown.
The Nerdette Recaps crew is back together! Join Tricia, Greta and Peter as they revisit classic ’90s cinema. First up: 1995’s ‘Clueless.‘
“You got police officers that I watched with my own eyes pull people toward them just to beat them,” said activist Joseph Williams.
Police spending is part of the school district’s larger budget blueprint, which calls for boosting spending by $600 million this year.
“This is not legitimate 1st Amendment-protected speech. … This was straight-up felony, criminal conduct,” Mayor Lori Lightfoot said.
The South Side hospital stopped delivering babies in March, when COVID-19 cases rose, leaving women with fewer choices to give birth in the area.
A new CPD plan calls for the department to accomplish more than 100 consent decree-linked tasks by end of the year.