Dr. Allison Arwady, the city’s public health commissioner, said she expects the variant to show up in the coming weeks or, possibly, days.
The right to an abortion in the United States appeared to be on shaky ground as a divided Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday on the fate of Roe v. Wade, the court’s 1973 decision that legalized abortion in the United States.
- TRACKING THE VIRUS
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.
WBEZ has compiled a list of places to get children as young as five years old vaccinated.
Former ally of indicted Madigan advisor speaks out for the first time about being implicated in explosive 2012 email that shook Springfield
Mauricio Ramirez, 32, allegedly punished a girl he supervised for the park district when she would not have agree to have sex with him.
They say Jussie Smollett got help from two brothers the actor worked with on the set of the TV show “Empire” in Chicago.
Investigators were still trying to determine a motive for the shooting Tuesday at Oxford High School, where a 15-year-old sophomore opened fire.
A UChicago study suggests more equitable distribution of vaccinations would have saved more than 100 lives. WBEZ, MuckRock and Documenting COVID-19 look at the data.
The FDA is considering new pills that could treat people in early stages of COVID-19. What to know about the impact they could make on the pandemic.
A study of trees in dozens of cities found that urban heat and light pollution are pushing urban trees to sprout leaves earlier than trees in more rural areas.
A new wave of innovators are using technology to match people of color with culturally competent professionals.
The leading fashion designer and executive who fused streetwear and high couture grew up in Rockford, Illinios.
Stephen Sondheim has died at 91. Pop Culture Happy Hour’s Linda Holmes looks back on her favorite Sondheim tunes.
Although his McKinley Park home did not have a restrictive deed, a WBEZ staffer discovered that he benefited from this tool of exclusion.