About 9% of white respondents said traveling to work was a challenge, compared to 18% among residents of color, according to the report.
Two Chicago Public Schools teachers— one in Englewood and one near the Midway Airport — say learning gaps are worse than they expected.
Arizona Sen. Sinema’s opposition to increasing taxes on corporations forced Democrats to rework how they pay for their spending bill.
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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.
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Three leading pediatric health organizations are sounding the alarm about “soaring rates” of depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts among children and adolescents.
William Foster was the first Black director to make a film with an all-Black cast. But most people have never heard of him. This is his story.
The Democrats’ new map is intended to elect 14 Democrats and three Republicans. The Princeton Gerrymandering Project gave it an “F.”
Liberal lawmakers and activists say the former Chicago mayor’s handling of McDonald’s death should have disqualified him for consideration.
Thousands of teachers, nurses and other public servants are learning they could have some of their federal student loan debts erased months — and even years — earlier than expected.
With celebrities and public officials in tow, celebrations kicked off Tuesday with a parade at Wintrust Arena and ended with a rally at Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park.
Shipping bottlenecks could make purchasing longed-for toys difficult this year, prompting parents to check out alternatives to the hottest toys.
The deadline for city workers to upload their vaccination status was Oct. 15, and those who won’t comply are being sent home.
The alderman has been accused of retaliating against constituents who opposed him and using demeaning and sexist language against colleagues.
Chicago watchdog submits report on the city’s handling of the botched police raid of Anjanette Young’s home
The inspector general’s office says its investigation into the raid’s aftermath is complete, but may not be publicly released for months.
Schools are seeing vandalized bathrooms, shoving and shouting while teachers say they lack enough support to help students.
Ahmaud Arbery was shot and killed as he jogged through a neighborhood near Brunswick, Ga. in 2020. On Monday, the murder trial is set to begin for the three men accused of killing him.
A former church in Hyde Park commands attention. But despite its outward beauty, owners have struggled to redevelop the building.
For the second winter in a row, La Niña may bring drier, warmer weather to the southern U.S. and colder, wetter weather to the northern U.S.
Police interviewed a “person of interest” this week following accusations of sexual misconduct by an older employee against an underage lifeguard at Humboldt Park.