A former church in Hyde Park commands attention. But despite its outward beauty, owners have struggled to redevelop the building.
Chicago watchdog submits report on the city’s handling of the botched police raid of Anjanette Young’s home
The inspector general’s office says its investigation into the raid’s aftermath is complete, but may not be publicly released for months.
For the second winter in a row, La Niña may bring drier, warmer weather to the southern U.S. and colder, wetter weather to the northern U.S.
- TRACKING THE VIRUS
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.
WBEZ looked closely at the city and state dashboards monitoring cases and outbreaks. We explain what’s in them and what’s missing.
Police interviewed a “person of interest” this week following accusations of sexual misconduct by an older employee against an underage lifeguard at Humboldt Park.
The draft map released Friday could pad the Democratic party’s lead in Congress, but may push Kinzinger to seek another office.
More than half of Americans say they would speak out if they witnessed sexual misconduct. But for survivors, the price of speaking out is still steep.
Pam’s reception desk, Dwight’s stapler in Jell-O and Michael’s “World’s Best Boss” mug are all on display at the interactive museum in Chicago.
The steps in the Biden administration’s report could potentially alter the mortgage process, retirement plans and government budgeting.
Flawed datasets have labeled more than 130,000 people as gang members. Soon they might be able to challenge it.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s plan would let the Police Board write appeal rules, but aldermen delayed a vote, saying details are lacking.
Illinois Rep. Kelly Cassidy, a frequent Madigan critic, spent more than $11,000 on legal fees tied to the federal probe of the ex-speaker, but later deleted the MJM reference.
Rosa Escareno, who served under three mayors, takes over as the agency’s interim leader. It’s still grappling with widespread allegations of sexual misconduct among lifeguards.
At DePaul University, the answer is a tentative “Yes,” along with caution when searching for a quick fix for equitable access to higher ed.
Black strategized with Martin Luther King Jr., challenged the Democratic Party machine and fought to desegregate housing and public schools.
In this season finale, host Aarti Shahani challenges you to commit: How will you fix our broken world? Our guests can help.
CPS hopes to make selective schools more accessible, but some worry about low-income students being hurt by poor grades during the pandemic.
In the past decade, Chicago’s 20 majority-white neighborhoods swelled as majority-Black neighborhoods, mostly on the South and West sides, shrank.
CPS dropped the high-stakes tests long used in schools, raising questions about what comes next and how to measure progress during the pandemic.
Led by a Northwestern medical school professor, the two-year initiative aims to equip street outreach workers with “resilience” training.
CPS CEO Pedro Martinez spoke to WBEZ about COVID-19 safety missteps, enrollment declines and negotiations with the teachers union.