President Biden has said China poses one of the biggest strategic challenges to the United States. At the G-7, he’s tried to convince key allies to help push back against Beijing.
Authorities say two people were killed and at least 30 others were wounded in mass shootings in three cities, including Chicago.
A new documentary explores bar owners Art Johnston and José Pepe Peña’s decadesong romance and activism in the city’s fight for equality.
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WBEZ’s news coverage of the coronavirus pandemic focuses on equity, the vaccine rollout in Chicago and the state, and the impact on our daily lives.
As Chicago looks to fully reopen next week, city officials are focusing on improving vaccination rates in some neighborhoods lagging behind.
The state will fully lift restrictions on capacity at restaurants and bars, but unvaccinated people will still be asked to mask up and distance.
Karol Chwiesiuk, 29-year-old, faces five misdemeanor counts. A criminal complaint says he broke into a senator’s office along with a mob.
Cook County’s top prosecutor shows Chicago gun arrests increasingly netting people who committed no violent crime and have no priors.
New Energy Bill Pushed By Gov. JB Pritzker Would Save Nuclear Plants — But Cost Customers Nearly $700 Million
The proposal would also require utility regulators to open an investigation into ComEd’s lobbying and end the utility giant’s current ratemaking formula that guarantees profits.
Democrats are making changes to their landmark criminal justice bill. Are they undermining it or just making it easier to implement?
Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s administration still hasn’t struck a deal with the state’s largest utility that would allow it to continue providing power to Chicago.
Is Illinois’ moment of financial stability a blip, destined to fade in a year or two? Experts and lawmakers weigh in.
But some aldermen say the mayor’s proposal is really about cutting their power, not cutting red tape.
Two Art Deco buildings once held car accessory manufactures. They’ve been brought back to life by the family-owned Freedman Seating Company.
The variant accounts for more than 6% of all infections in the U.S. and in some Western states is responsible for more than 18% of cases.