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Nick Schuler


Report Shows Irregularities In High-Stakes CPS Exam

CPS’ Inspector General found unusual patterns among thousands of test results, prompting CPS to significantly upgrade testing security.
Nevada Caucuses


Live Results And Analysis: Nevada Caucuses

Follow NPR's live coverage of the 2020 Nevada caucuses, including results and analysis.
cook county clerk debate


5 Takeaways From A Feisty Debate For Cook County Court Clerk Hopefuls

The four Democratic candidates vowed to boost transparency in the office and end private debt collection practices.
ComEd sign


Emails Show ComEd Lobbyist’s Deep Impact In Madigan’s Inner Circle

Speaker’s top aide and utility’s chief advocate in Springfield discussed finding jobs at the power company for former aides.
Motive Podcast Season 2


Motive Episode 4: Can’t Tell Anyone

Why is sexual assault still so underreported?
Housing For Rent


For The First Time In More Than A Decade, The Waitlist For Suburban Public Housing Is Opening

“In the last several years we’ve seen what’s called the suburbanization of poverty,” said a top county Housing Authority official.
Democratic Cook County Commissioner and village of McCook Mayor Jeff Tobolski leaves a February village board meeting. Tobolski skipped county board meetings for two months after a federal law enforcement raid on McCook's village hall in September.


‘It’s A Fixed Cost. That’s All I Ask’: A Politician’s Pitch For Campaign Cash

While seeking a tax break from the county, a suburban factory owner felt pressured into a political contribution to a county commissioner.
Michael Madigan


Feds Seek Documents on Madigan, Allies From Clout-Heavy Southwest Suburb

Prosecutors sent a subpoena last week to Bridgeview, whose mayor is a Democratic state senator and Madigan ally.
Chicago Creatives: Meet Magician And Mentalist Luis Carreon


‘Magic Is Just Now Part Of My Blood’: Meet Chicago Magician Luis Carreon

Chicago magician Luis Carreon stopped by Reset to discuss his journey as a performer — and to show off one of his best tricks.


Illinois Higher Education Leaders Withholding Judgment On Pritzker’s Budget Bet

Under the governor’s budget plan, Illinois colleges would lose out on a funding increase if the graduated income tax fails in November.
Roger Stone, former adviser to President Trump, arrives at the E. Barrett Prettyman U.S. Courthouse on Thursday in Washington, D.C., with his wife, Nydia.


Roger Stone Sentenced To More Than 3 Years Amid Furor Over Trump And DOJ

He was found guilty on all counts by a federal jury last year after he was charged with lying to Congress and obstructing its investigation.
Ghian Foreman and Lori Lightfoot


Police Board Defies Lightfoot, Refuses To Say Why It Didn’t Fire Sergeant Who Shot Autistic Teen

Chicago mayor called on board to explain why it’s keeping Sgt. Khalil Muhammad on the force after finding that the shooting was unjustified.
Darius Parker


How Spoken Word Changed Darius Parker's 'Framework Of Thinking'

Chicagoan Darius Parker originally joined art collective Kuumba Lynx to get on stage. But it's given him so much more, he told Vocalo.
JB Pritzker


Gov. JB Pritzker Promises An Extra $1.4 Billion With Radical Income-Tax Overhaul

But the current proposal has virtually no spending increases.


‘Safely Store Your Firearms’: How To Keep Young Children From Finding Your Gun

Three children were accidentally shot by other children over a span of three hours last Friday in Chicago.

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