Waukegan voters are tired of pols who sail into their harbor city before elections then leave them adrift
Residents say they want public officials to take a holistic approach to the problems facing their lakefront city.
During the rotation of the seasons, the building’s metal exoskeleton will get looser and tighter, then back again — looking slightly different in the hot and cold months.
The GOP nominee for governor gained fame as the voice of opposition on cultural issues — gun rights, abortion — at the statehouse. But he passed few bills of his own.
Mary Gonzales, 81, is leading the push to close the pollution-emitting operation owned by Sims Metal Management.
With enrollment down to 322,000 students this year. CPS now trails Miami-Dade County Public Schools, which enrolled 325,000 students this fall.
After floating a 2.5% property tax increase last month, the mayor will not raise property taxes for the next fiscal year, WBEZ has learned.
Between early voting, voting by mail and registering to vote, here’s a quick guide on how to get your ballot and vote.
Conspiracy theorists inundate election officials across the state with form letters demanding voter records and threatening lawsuits.
Whether you’re a dabbler or a connoisseur, you’ll find something new to sip in tasting rooms that prize limited-run varieties and regional fruit.
An independent expert who has monitored the mental health care was terminated reducing the transparency around an often failing system.
The guidelines call for preserving the façade while including affordable housing, green infrastructure, open space and public art.
Cook County property owners would be asked to pay about $1.50 more a month in taxes toward the preserves, which became a haven during the pandemic.
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.
WBEZ’s Curious City wants to hear your spine-tingling stories of unexplained sights and sounds, spiritual cleansings and other spooky things.