Everyone wants solutions to a rise in Chicago shootings. Here’s what local governments are currently doing — and what they’re spending.
Infectious disease specialist Dr. Emily Landon explains why Chicago is not yet a “hotspot” despite rising cases.
As you cheer on sports you didn’t think you cared about during the 2020 Summer Olympics, we’re here to answer all those random questions that keep popping up in your brain.
- TRACKING THE VIRUS
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Randi Weingarten became the first openly gay president of an American labor union, and she made Michael Bloomberg bend to her will.
The school district is getting $1.8 billion in COVID-19 funding and plans to invest part of it on student supports. But there are calls to spend far more.
The first House select committee hearing on the Jan. 6 insurrection featured raw and emotional testimony from four law enforcement officers. Here’s what you need to know.
Donations to charitable causes are reaching record highs, but it’s being driven by an increasingly smaller slice of the population.
Reversing earlier guidance, the agency is encouraging indoor masking for fully vaccinated people under certain circumstances.
In Chicago, areas flush with resources are also flush with trees. But a new city agency could be tasked with changing that “tree inequity.“
Best-selling YA author David Yoon joins us to talk about his first book for “grown ups.“
Chicago Public Schools is requiring masks for all children, even if vaccinated. Still, worried parents want greater access to remote learning.