WBEZ obtained emails that show the NFL franchise’s frustration as the Chicago Park District — which owns Soldier Field — rejected efforts to open a sports betting lounge.
The allegations are the latest against the Northwest Side alderman, who is being investigated by the FBI for allegedly withholding city services from opponents among other complaints.
Inspired by Cisneros’ own time in Paris, “Martita, I Remember You” follows a woman who has left her Mexican family in Chicago to pursue her literary dreams.
Experts say establishing a goodbye ritual and reassuring kids they are safe can help with the anxiety of returning to in-person school.
An influential federal advisory panel has overwhelmingly rejected a plan to give Pfizer booster shots against COVID-19 to most Americans.
Lorraine Hansberry’s famed play brought the story of a Black family on the South Side of Chicago to Broadway. A new exhibit reimagines its themes.
A WBEZ investigation uncovered a probe into the park district’s lifeguard program, finding allegations of abuse and harassment dating back years.
Records obtained by WBEZ show Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx’s office began its own investigation of the Chicago lifeguard abuse probe nearly a month ago.
Lawyers say former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert and a man who accused him of child sexual abuse have reached a tentative out-of-court settlement.
Pedro Martinez is currently superintendent of a San Antonio school district. He will become CPS’ first permanent Latino leader.