Tim Mapes, once the chief of staff to the state’s most powerful politician, faces federal perjury and obstruction of justice charges.
After an officer killed 13-year-old Adam Toledo in March, city leaders promised new rules for when and how cops should go after suspects.
Aldermen punted on an effort to rename one of the city’s iconic roadways after the Black man known as the “Founder of Chicago.”
An assailant opened fire around 6:30 a.m. Wednesday at a San Jose light rail facility that serves Silicon Valley.
Lightfoot is also proposing an extension of other pandemic-related initiatives, such as caps on fees charged by Grubhub and DoorDash and paid sick leave for workers.
Hacked emails show City Hall struggling to find evidence that would justify Lightfoot and Brown’s claims linking gun violence to bond court.
A WBEZ analysis of the little-known angle to ComEd’s Springfield lobbying comes as Illinois weighs a ban on passing charitable costs to utility customers.
CPS bought 170,000 laptops and iPads in the last year. Elated school staff wonder if the tech focus can be sustained.
Democrats are aiming to maintain their 4-to-3 sway on the state’s Supreme Court, after a Democratic justice lost his retention bid in November.
The intersection where Floyd took his final breaths will be transformed into a festival on the anniversary of his death, with food, children’s activities and musical performers.