As COVID-19 cases climb to 160 in Illinois, Gov. JB Pritzker calls the federal response to the outbreak “an incredible failure.”
Census officials want to count residents of college dorms, nursing homes and prisons using online responses instead of in-person visits.
Groups offer Chicago-area residents ways to volunteer and to donate food, blood, hand sanitizers, toiletries, child care and pet assistance.
NorthPoint Development’s proposal has ignited arguments for fewer trucks, lower pollution, higher wages and better working conditions.
Some gig economy workers in the Chicago area don’t have the luxury of working from home or taking sick days as coronavirus cases mount.
Once residents receive the mailers, which begin arriving in mailboxes Thursday, they can go online and fill out their census questionnaires.
Why do Illinois and Cook County residents experience air pollution at levels among the worst in the nation?
Reset checks in with three different Chicago-based organizations that work to end violence against women in the area.
“It was like an explosion,” said activist Consuela Hendricks. “It gave a lot of people who are racist an outlet to express their racism.”
Lightfoot nominates Tracey Scott, a veteran of public housing agencies in Minneapolis and Atlanta, as the new CEO of CHA.