After an investigation found that students at small, majority Black and Latino high schools were steered toward JROTC, CPS pledged to make changes.
“It’s like my soul left my body,” said Chanell Holliday during a visit with classmates of her son. He was fatally shot on Saturday near The Bean.
This comes as Griffin’s favored GOP gubernatorial candidate, Richard Irvin, has hammered Gov. JB Pritzker for failing to stem violent crime.
- TRACKING THE VIRUS
Follow WBEZ’s news coverage of the coronavirus pandemic focuses on equity, the vaccine rollout in Chicago and the state, and the impact on our daily lives.
See the latest numbers of Illinois COVID-19 cases and deaths.
Isolation, virtual classes and resilience: 2022 grads reflect on college life dominated by the pandemic
“The pandemic just kind of changed my outlook,” one 2022 grad said. “Now I realize I can only take things day by day and see what happens.”
A Chicago police sergeant resigns as the city releases a report on 16-year-old allegations of extortion
City investigators tied Sgt. Alvin Jones to corrupt cops, but his dismissal case got buried in red tape. Now he has quit.
In 2019, we asked Lightfoot her thoughts on everything from the environment to crime. Three years later, we took a look at her progress.
The virus became the third leading cause of death in the U.S., and caused so many to die in the prime of life that the country experienced the biggest drop in life expectancy since World War II.
‘Like an oven’: Heat in woman’s unit was intolerable, son says after mom dies in Rogers Park senior home
Janice Reed, 68, was among three women found unresponsive Saturday at the James Sneider Apartments. Gwendolyn Osborne, 72, and Delores McNeely, 76, also died.
The approved map creates the city’s first majority-Asian ward and avoids a public referendum where voters decide boundaries.
Data from a new sensor network shows the highest rates of pollution in Little Village, Austin, Englewood, Irving Park and other neighborhoods.
If it feels like everyone you know has been sick recently, that’s because there’s a lot of different viruses circulating — some that are unusual for this time of year.