An annual commemoration at Chicago’s National Museum of Mexican Art takes on new meaning in a pandemic year.
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Immigration advocates say an expanded expedited removal policy will open the door to racial profiling.
Some say the pandemic provides an opportunity to explore ideas like neighborhood downtowns, blocking off streets and a car-free society.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot says she won’t apologize for last year’s $1 billion budget increase, and sees this year’s proposed property tax increases as a “last resort.“
Marcellis Stinnette was killed and Tafara Williams was wounded in a police shooting in the northern suburb Tuesday.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot ordered bars to suspend indoor service and nonessential businesses to close by 10 p.m. as COVID-19 case counts rise above 640 a day.
A group led by Black students and President Morton Schapiro have issued angry messages this week as protests continue.
Acero Schools leaders say they’ve worked to create a more culturally inclusive environment for students, but many argue they’ve fallen short.
Statewide, 37% of all vote-by-mail ballots have already been returned. But as of Wednesday, suburban Cook County election officials reported a measly 10% return rate.
As the region battles COVID-19, new Cook County Health CEO Israel Rocha Jr. will face immediate challenges. Chief among them: shoring up finances.