The county board president’s $8.75 billion election-year budget is flush with COVID-19 relief money, but hiring health care staff is a challenge.
Some candidates are hoping divisive national issues — such as access to reproductive healthcare — will galvanize Illinois voters.
Officer Kevin Bunge, who taught cops when to use force, shot without provocation at two 19-year-olds who were sitting in their parked car.
Ridership is in slow motion recovery from the pandemic, but delays, “mayhem” and safety concerns are still keeping some commuters away.
The move to include a nonbinary race division in the Chicago marathon has been hailed as major progress, but some worry the changes, made without public announcements, are only superficial.
Members of the Afro-American Genealogical and Historical Society of Chicago spent nearly a decade cataloging the burial records of Black Chicagoans.
This drone pilot flew a GoPro through the nooks and crannies of Wrigley Field. The result is a viral video people can’t get enough of.
Chicago’s mayor proposed her election-year spending plan as a “stability” budget, and it includes more spending on police and progressive programming.
Illinois invested millions of dollars to bolster mental health call centers, but few are well-positioned to serve communities of color.
Argyle Street, a pocket of Chicago’s Uptown community area, has long been known as a refuge for Asian immigrants, but residents worry it’s becoming increasingly more difficult to afford to live there.
Waukegan voters are tired of pols who sail into their harbor city before elections then leave them adrift
Residents say they want public officials to take a holistic approach to the problems facing their lakefront city.
At a Fritz Pollard Day ceremony, there were politicians, famous Lane alumni and a nice crowd on hand to christen Lane’s football field as Fritz Pollard Field.
Examining The Record: Pritzker touts fiscal and crisis management — but critics just see campaign management
Over the past four years, Pritzker made good on campaign promises, but faced criticism for pandemic-related restrictions and a failed tax revamp.
During the rotation of the seasons, the building’s metal exoskeleton will get looser and tighter, then back again — looking slightly different in the hot and cold months.
Examining The Record: Darren Bailey pushed to fix the state’s ‘decline,’ but critics call him ineffective
The GOP nominee for governor gained fame as the voice of opposition on cultural issues — gun rights, abortion — at the statehouse. But he passed few bills of his own.
Mary Gonzales, 81, is leading the push to close the pollution-emitting operation owned by Sims Metal Management.