A new study says more hospitals could close on Chicago’s South and West sides if more isn’t done to help fix their finances.
Chicago schools, restaurants and bars have all partially reopened, but depression remains a problem for many residents after a year like no other.
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The new one-shot vaccine from Johnson & Johnson, authorized over the weekend, is expected to start arriving in Illinois any day now.
“We’re going to recapture the magic in our classrooms,” said CPS’ CEO. This comes as principals raised concerns about adequate staffing.
Over the course of a week, three people served as representatives for the 22nd District. Under state law, they all would be eligible for a full month’s pay.
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association hamfistedly attempted to address its lack of Black members, and technical difficulties made things awkward.
Without access to lending, families are locked out of homeownership and the opportunity to build wealth.
With elementary students returning for in-person classes, one principal said, “It’s not gonna work — we’ve got a foundation of toothpicks.”
Recent winter storms are a sign of what we’ll continue to experience due to climate change, scientists say. Here’s a look at what that means for the city.
Architect David Gutierrez retired in October. As part of our StoryCorps Chicago series, his granddaughter Harper, 9, interviewed him about his career.
State Rep. Chris Miller, who’s from eastern Illinois, is the husband of newly elected GOP Congresswoman Mary Miller.