Between COVID-19, social unrest, violence and burgeoning budget deficits, the first-term Chicago mayor has been tested like no other.
Cabrini residents came together following the shooting death of a child this summer, just as they did after a similar tragedy in the ‘90s.
The DuSable Museum of African American History is just one of a raft of Black institutions on the brink of financial ruin at a time when its role in culture is more essential than ever.
The federal investigation into ComEd and Illinois politicians.
Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan says he heard positive feedback and support from fellow Democrats after facing calls that he resign in the wake of a corruption scandal.
Chicago resident Jeff Skrentny is spending 2020 listing insects, plants, birds and other natural things.
Cook County prosecutors say so far 42 people have been charged with felonies in connection with recent looting downtown.
Federal prosecutors say Link earned much more than the $264,450 he reported to the IRS on his 2016 tax returns.
Prosecutors in New York are looking for records about R. Kelly’s former Olympia Fields home, which he lost after the bank foreclosed on him.
Despite business slowing during the coronavirus pandemic, owner Rose George says, “We’re still going to be here for a while.”
Facebook’s head of security policy, Nathaniel Gleicher, said that Facebook is working harder than ever to counteract efforts to interfere in the 2020 presidential election.
As Harris is nominated as the first Black woman VP of a major party, leaders say regardless of political leanings, that’s something to celebrate.
“The lines just got longer during the pandemic,” said one owner. “People want something they can’t make at home.”
Prosecutors say one of the men offered to pay a victim $500,000 to keep her from cooperating in Kelly’s prosecution.
Pritzker’s new rule, approved by a 12-member state board Tuesday, would allow retailers to be fined up to $2,500 if they don’t require masks to be worn.
WBEZ talked with Black Lives Matter organizer Ariel Atkins about the idea of looting as a form of protest.