After losing the speaker’s gavel and giving up his Illinois house seat, Michael Madigan gives up his chairmanship of the state’s Democratic party.
The new law means the end of cash bail for people awaiting trial, mandatory body cameras for all officers and dozens of other changes. But some law enforcement leaders say it’ll make the state less safe.
Four weeks after they became eligible, immigrant detainees in Illinois are still waiting for info on when they will get vaccinated.
A Logan Square pharmacist says distributing the COVID-19 shot hasn’t been cheap or profitable — but protecting her community is worth it.
An Evanston Teen Saw How Hard It Was For The Elderly To Find Vaccines, So He Built A Website To Help
The 13-year-old started by finding appointments for his grandparents. When word got out, he got to work helping others figure out where to sign up on their own.
More than 150 years ago, 110 formerly enslaved people rode in boxcars 570 miles to Elgin — forever changing the northwest suburb.
Donald Trump’s Senate impeachment trial acquittal may not be the end of efforts to keep him from seeking the presidency again.
A City Council committee OK’d another round of federal pandemic aid – but also criticized Mayor Lori Lightfoot for spending the last pot of money on police overtime.
Some Chicagoans express caution about calls for harsh penalties for juveniles involved in carjackings.
Parents, particularly in Black families, say past experiences with CPS are coloring their view of how safe schools are now.