Chicago Public Schools is requiring masks for all children, even if vaccinated. Still, worried parents want greater access to remote learning.
Illinois has $2 billion in rental assistance available, but lawyers say just 19% of applicants have received any state money.
Kinzinger will join fellow Republican Liz Cheney at the committees first hearing Tuesday. Both supported impeaching Trump for Jan. 6, and were the only GOP members to support the committee’s creation.
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Illinois is leading a handful of Democratic-run states in extending health insurance coverage to adult immigrants living in the country illegally, including seniors.
New estimates show the U.S. is on track to see a big rise in cases and more than triple the number of deaths by October.
It’s the latest twist for the program that offers deportation protections for young immigrants brought to the U.S. as children.
The U.S. attorney general returned to his hometown of Chicago as the Justice Department launched strike forces to confront the rise in gun violence.
An unnamed player on the 2010 Stanley Cup-winning team alleges ex-coach Brad Aldrich forcibly touched him and threatened to ruin his career.
From a locale run by a grandmother of five to a secret hotel room, we explore lesser-known spots where Chicagoans drank in the 1920s.
School districts across Illinois are grappling with whether to require masks for unvaccinated students or to go “mask optional.”
Come fall, about two-thirds of Black students in traditional high schools will still see a regular police presence.