Vaccination optimism is driving renewed travel planning for the second half of 2021. Here’s what you should know.
After months of intense opposition, Mercy’s parent company is in a deal to sell it to a Chicago non-profit affiliated with a Michigan-based biomedical technology company.
The quadrennial Infrastructure Report Card from the American Society of Civil Engineers is an improvement from the D+ four years ago, but shows federal investment is still lacking.
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WBEZ’s news coverage of the coronavirus pandemic focuses on the vaccine rollout in Chicago and the state, the impact on our daily lives and equity.
Senior citizens will get first dibs starting Thursday on booking thousands of available appointments in Chicago.
Scientists are spotting new coronavirus variants almost on a daily basis. So far public health experts are still most worried about three important ones.
Chicago schools, restaurants and bars have all partially reopened, but depression remains a problem for many residents after a year like no other.
A new study says more hospitals could close on Chicago’s South and West sides if more isn’t done to help fix their finances.
The new one-shot vaccine from Johnson & Johnson, authorized over the weekend, is expected to start arriving in Illinois any day now.
“We’re going to recapture the magic in our classrooms,” said CPS’ CEO. This comes as principals raised concerns about adequate staffing.
Over the course of a week, three people served as representatives for the 22nd District. Under state law, they all would be eligible for a full month’s pay.
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association hamfistedly attempted to address its lack of Black members, and technical difficulties made things awkward.
Without access to lending, families are locked out of homeownership and the opportunity to build wealth.
With elementary students returning for in-person classes, one principal said, “It’s not gonna work — we’ve got a foundation of toothpicks.”