After years of activist-led efforts for a civilian-focused oversight of the police department, the mayor offers her own vision, which maintains control over firing and hiring of top cop.
From clean energy to ethics to an elected Chicago school board, Illinois lawmakers are expected to take up some major issues in the next week before their scheduled May 31 adjournment.
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago announced the Rev. Michael Pfleger will return to his role at senior pastor at St. Sabina after being cleared of sexual abuse allegations.
New coronavirus cases across the United States have tumbled to rates not seen in more than 11 months, sparking optimism that vaccination campaigns are working.
Sunday’s march was one of several events planned nationwide by the George Floyd Memorial Foundation to mark the one-year anniversary of Floyd’s death.
Community organizations say they became true partners with government and big hospitals to fight the pandemic. Now they’re hoping that approach could help solve the city’s long standing health inequities.
With the spike in anti-Asian hate, advocates hope a requirement to teach Asian American history will help combat violence and misinformation.
An internal CDC report obtained by NPR shows the CDC’s original coronavirus test kits didn’t just have a fundamental design flaw, but instructions sent to labs to run the test were problematic, too.
The new maps are the result of exclusively Democratic control over the redistricting of Illinois’ legislative seats. Republicans are already firing back.
Shareholders of Tribune Publishing, one of the country’s largest newspaper chains, voted Friday on a takeover bid by hedge fund Alden Global Capital. In a statement, Alden appeared to say the deal was approved, an assertion questioned by the union representing Tribune journalists.