CPS is peeling back some COVID-19 protocols after the CDC relaxed guidelines. Vaccination rates remain below 45% on average for kids under 12.
Charles Stepney’s arrangements powered music heavyweights. Courtesy of his daughters, his work will be revisited — and this time his canon gets top billing.
Fritz Pollard played three sports at Lane Tech and would go on to become a trailblazer in professional football.
A facility in a Vernon Hills mall opens a door into the world of competitive video gaming, where young pros vie for top rankings and prize money.
CTA awarded nearly $29 million federal grant to buy electric buses and modernize Humboldt Park garage
The CTA received the largest grant in the state, which will help the CTA buy electric buses and modernize its systems at bus garages.
An attorney for Kelly used her opening statement to accuse prosecutors of waiting over two decades to bring a case built around hashtags, documentaries and social media movements.
The person making the posts bragged on 4chan, a website regarded as a hotbed for racism and extremism, about profiling people and being involved in two on-duty shootings.
Senate Republicans in Congress are against assault weapons restrictions; Democrats in Springfield hold supermajorities in the state House and Senate.
Residents demand an end to the festivals, but local aldermen have supported the events and taken campaign cash from festival organizers.
Administrators are preparing for everyone — whether they’re still struggling or seem fine — and paying attention to both students and staff.
Nearly a fifth of Chicago aldermen elected in 2019 aren’t planning to run for reelection next year.
Researchers are predicting the drop but stress lower enrollment could benefit the remaining students by allowing CPS to spend more per child.
The park district’s inspector general alleges a manager failed to investigate a sexual harassment complaint against a male employee.
A young mother with postpartum psychosis pleaded guilty to a horrific killing. Should her plea be tossed?
An appeals court is ordering a review after Kimberlynn Bolaños harmed herself in prison, showing the severity of her illness.
Only one in 20 eligible kids under 5 in Illinois have received a first dose. That leaves pediatricians and child care providers trying to troubleshoot.