A new Near South Side school won’t harm neighboring schools, officials say. Not everyone is convinced.
In a confidential memo last year, top CPS officials said a new high school would undermine nearby historically Black schools.
The man entered the facility through a fire escape, picked up at least two guns from a table and aimed them at officers, Chicago’s police superintendent said.
In the first of a six-part series, NPR’s Bob Mondello explains how the theater that most Americans see is being transformed.
As more states move to restrict abortion, these providers are finding themselves navigating an increasingly complicated legal landscape.
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.
Since 2015, the Chicago Police Department has shut down at least 58 businesses, most on the South Side and West Side, after shootings at or near their premises even as violence surged downtown.
WBEZ’s Curious City wants to hear your spine-tingling stories of unexplained sights and sounds, spiritual cleansings and other spooky things.
Whether you’re seeking pumpkin patches or corn mazes, hikes or scenic drives, here are 10 ways to revel in the Midwest’s most glorious season.
Former members say Covenant Fellowship Church has reneged on its vows to investigate allegations of sexual and spiritual abuse.
This is an apple-picking season not to miss, orchardists say, as dry conditions have made for particularly robust fruit crops.
Preliminary data shows the school district is down to 321,000 students this year. Chicago has lost about 82,000 students over the past decade.
Bruns worked at a blazing pace in the 1980s. His recently rediscovered films will be shown at the Reeling Film Festival’s 40th edition.
All the trails are within a few hours’ drive of Chicago — and at the pinnacle of their beauty in fall.
The ordinance prohibits the Chicago Police Department from carrying out search warrants or assisting in investigations related to other states’ laws restricting abortion.
At least three of the injured were in serious to critical condition, fire officials said, as rescue crews searched the four-story building at West End and Central avenues.
The northwest suburban school board voted narrowly Tuesday to keep the books. Book bans nationally often target books with LGBTQ content.
The son of former Illinois Senate President Emil Jones Jr. is also charged with lying to the FBI.
Development, history and colonialism collide in ‘How (Not) to Build A School in Haiti.’