Illinois will soon have protections for child social media influencers. The state’s GOP is preparing for next year. Volunteers aim to protect migrants in Chicago.
The federal government declares a disaster for July flooding. Rents across Illinois are becoming a burden. Migrants host a pop-up barbershop near downtown.
Major Taylor was an American cyclist who once held seven world sprint records, despite facing racism from competitors and race organizers at the turn of the 20th century.
Two Chicago-based Trump allies were involved with a new indictment. Chicago home prices are soaring. Residents say Amazon violated zoning code at a West Side facility.
Illinois lawmakers consider renewing a private prison healthcare contract. Migrant families waiting for housing options. Parliament of World’s Religions meets.
“There’s not such a finite line between life and death,” says Gary Feinman, an anthropology curator and content expert at the Field Museum. Feinman and his colleagues, including exhibition developer Ben Miller, spent several years working on the museum’s exhibit “Death: Life’s Greatest Mystery.” In this episode, we talk with Feinman and Miller about the exhibit and confronting our own mortality. And yeah, it gets pretty deep. “Death: Life’s Greatest Mystery” closes at the Field Museum on August 27.
Chicago schools see less state funding than expected. Loretto Hospital workers reach a tentative agreement. An opinion on the state’s assault weapons ban is expected.
Cook County’s unknown flood risk is high. ComEd invests $231 million in EV infrastructure. The Illinois State Fair is underway.
Dont Fret is a Chicago-born cartoonist, muralist and self-published author. And you can tell he wholeheartedly loves this city in his book “This Is No Quiet City.”
A man accused of killing Serabi Medina awaits his trial from jail. Cook County Health struggles with vacancies. Gov. JB Pritzker signs bills focused on public transit.