A new Near South Side school won’t harm neighboring schools, officials say. Not everyone is convinced.
In a confidential memo last year, top CPS officials said a new high school would undermine nearby historically Black schools.
It’s a good time to be a talented tech worker in Chicago — but daunting for local startups aiming to expand.
The number of teams has more than doubled in the league’s second year. “This isn’t a boys sport. Girls can play too,” one coach said.
Since 2015, the Chicago Police Department has shut down at least 58 businesses, most on the South Side and West Side, after shootings at or near their premises even as violence surged downtown.
WBEZ’s Curious City wants to hear your spine-tingling stories of unexplained sights and sounds, spiritual cleansings and other spooky things.
Whether you’re seeking pumpkin patches or corn mazes, hikes or scenic drives, here are 10 ways to revel in the Midwest’s most glorious season.
Former members say Covenant Fellowship Church has reneged on its vows to investigate allegations of sexual and spiritual abuse.
This is an apple-picking season not to miss, orchardists say, as dry conditions have made for particularly robust fruit crops.
Preliminary data shows the school district is down to 321,000 students this year. Chicago has lost about 82,000 students over the past decade.
Bruns worked at a blazing pace in the 1980s. His recently rediscovered films will be shown at the Reeling Film Festival’s 40th edition.
All the trails are within a few hours’ drive of Chicago — and at the pinnacle of their beauty in fall.
The ordinance prohibits the Chicago Police Department from carrying out search warrants or assisting in investigations related to other states’ laws restricting abortion.
At least three of the injured were in serious to critical condition, fire officials said, as rescue crews searched the four-story building at West End and Central avenues.
The northwest suburban school board voted narrowly Tuesday to keep the books. Book bans nationally often target books with LGBTQ content.
The son of former Illinois Senate President Emil Jones Jr. is also charged with lying to the FBI.
Development, history and colonialism collide in ‘How (Not) to Build A School in Haiti.’
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis took something of a victory lap this weekend for his controversial flight sending migrants to the tony northeastern island of Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts.
In the U.S., hundreds of kids are suspended or expelled each day. A University of Illinois Chicago professor explores what she calls a “crisis.”
There’s only one incumbent Republican on the 17-member board running for re-election. Will Democrats take full control?