Animal welfare advocates will gather next week at McDonald's new West Loop headquarters to present a petition with more than 200,000 signatures calling on the company to improve conditions for chickens in its supply chain.
Scientists are preparing to launch a rocket in New Mexico that’s equipped with a new high-powered device that will capture unprecedented images of astronomical objects.
The Illinois attorney general’s office says it has nearly reached an agreement with all parties on a consent decree to provide independent oversight of the Chicago Police Department.
A new outbreak this week of an intestinal illness has prompted an expanded investigation of possible sources of contamination.
Community reaction comes in for the new Lincoln Yards proposal slated to be a city-within-a-city.
The Trump administration can’t say whether it will meet a July 26 deadline to reunite 2,500 migrant children with their parents.
A new resolution to bring universal basic income to Chicago may soon be making its way to City Council for a vote.
After 29 years of trying to stay anonymous, the Chicago Tribune’s restaurant critic has decided to reveal his face.
The Special Olympics celebrates 50 years. How it all began – right here in Chicago.
“This crisis touches the lives of so many – almost everyone knows someone struggling with an opioid addiction,” said Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart. “I hope this podcast opens eyes and minds to how easily an opioid addiction can happen and how hard it can be to stop.”
Too often this Elvis Presley-focused prequel to “Million Dollar Quartet” homes in on material that might have been cut from that earlier show. But on the plus side, it infuses the story with much that was omitted from “Quartet.”
Chicago and Cook County have sometimes-spotty reputations when it comes to how they run government operations. But they have taken steps to clean up their acts.
Chicago is still the second city when it comes to foreclosures, but at the other end of the real estate spectrum, luxury property sales are booming.
One hundred women – including former inmates, corrections officials, judges and prosecutors – are calling for a 50-percent reduction in the number of women behind bars in Illinois. We speak with Deanne Benos, who is leading the initiative.
In Chicago’s Fulton Market district, a new co-living space offers shared accommodations for an all-inclusive price. And the company is looking to aggressively expand.