The allegations are the latest against the Northwest Side alderman, who is being investigated by the FBI for allegedly withholding city services from opponents among other complaints.
A WBEZ investigation uncovered a probe into the park district’s lifeguard program, finding allegations of abuse and harassment dating back years.
Illinois Congressman Jesús “Chuy” Garcia talks about local efforts to boost political representation for Latinos across the state.
A demonstration is planned in support of defendants charged after a pro-Trump mob stormed the Capitol. The FBI says there’s no specific threat, but security officials say they’re ready no matter what.
Gardiner made misogynistic comments about colleagues and residents in texts, and allegedly retaliated against opponents.
Lending is a critical way money moves into communities, but many banks have dismal records in Chicago’s Black and Latino neighborhoods. A new ordinance hopes to change that.
Democrats have a deal on revised voting rights legislation, but a major roadblock remains in the evenly divided chamber with Republicans ready to halt the bill’s progress.
Congressional leaders and top security officials say the U.S. Capitol will be well-prepared for a far-right rally expected for the area this Saturday.
Emboldened by new data, Latino aldermen are seizing the moment and turning City Council committee meetings into the latest battleground for equity.
Replacing coal and natural gas with renewable energy is just the beginning of what’s in a massive bill passed by Illinois lawmakers.