From commuter traffic to copycat behavior, here are six reasons why lawyers advertise on billboards along the Illinois-Indiana highways.
Stories by Steven Jackson
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As we continue our series on education, we hear what it’s been like to be a junior in high school and a freshman in college during the pandemic.
Two WBEZ education reporters share how a family and a teacher are coping with remote learning.
WBEZ’s Patrick Smith explains how the police accountability process works in Chicago, and how much power the mayor has in that process.
Plywood boards became canvases for artists across Chicago. As the boards come down, one Chicagoan wonders what will happen to this art.
Three performers weigh in on the way forward for a more equitable comedy scene. “You just want a space where you can find your own voice.”
As Chicagoans respond to the death of George Floyd, four reporters take us through the moments that defined this historic week.
The village insists a decades-old rule to fight blockbusting continues to protect a precious suburban commodity: diversity.
How the Polish became one of Chicago’s most prominent ethnic groups. Plus, does the city really have the most Poles outside of Warsaw?