More than 34,000 migrants have arrived in Chicago since August 2022. Many may qualify for work permits, but the application process can take a long time.
U.S. groups will gather for community service projects to honor Martin Luther King Jr., but some say more is needed.
Little Village group wants the EPA to force action taken on a heavily polluted channel off the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal.
Though they are thousands of miles apart, the two cities share similarities in racial disparities in traffic stops and police violence.
The site at 800 S. Deplaines St. is holding more than 500 people. Many say they’re practically sleeping on top of each other, with little food and medical assistance.
Several additional suburbs pass ordinances limiting when buses can drop off migrants as bus operators are turned away from Chicago.
Column: I’ve changed my tune on dollar stores, but Black neighborhoods still need full-service grocers
Dollar stores do fill a void and are convenient in Chicago, Natalie Moore writes. But they don’t sell fresh produce and offer too much canned and processed food.
Heartbreaking details shed light on the last hours of 5-year-old boy’s life at Pilsen migrant shelter
Jean Carlos Martinez Rivero died Sunday afternoon after suffering a medical episode at the migrant shelter on Cermak Road and Halsted Street where the family was staying, according to police. Autopsy results were still pending Thursday afternoon.
Hundreds gathered at a vigil for Jean Carlos Martinez Rivero, leaving flowers and balloons at a memorial on the sidewalk. ‘He was a beautiful boy, he was always happy.’
The space is currently housing over 2,300 people, more than half of whom are minors. Families there and health care providers say illnesses are spreading rapidly.