Cook County Clerk Dorothy Brown joins the race for mayor. A federal appeals court says the federal government may not withhold funding from so-called sanctuary cities. And the U.S. Supreme Court denies an appeal from Rod Blagojevich.
The Chicago Police Board may seek to fire an officer who shot and killed two people during a domestic disturbance call in 2015.
May-Ling Ho-Shing is a survivor of the Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. The 17-year-old shared a message Thursday with students at Thornwood High School in South Holland.
Grace Kennan Warnecke, the daughter of legendary American diplomat George Kennan, talks about her new memoir.
The actor known for his role as Dwight Schrute on NBC’s “The Office” talks about his dual roles in Matthew-Lee Erlbach’s new play “The Doppelganger.”
Are selfies the new autograph? A local company connects celebrities with their fans through personalized videos.
CPS CEO Janice Jackson talks with us about school funding and investigations into special education and school cleanliness.
In an effort to reduce plastic waste, the White Sox have become the first team in Major League Baseball to get rid of disposable straws for nearly an entire season.
Chicago won’t have to give up its “sanctuary city” policies in order to receive federal grant money, an appeals court ruled Thursday.
A sort of equal-opportunity snake pit of corruption, violence and ridiculous sex-capades, Matthew-Lee Erlbach’s play is now receiving its world premiere at Steppenwolf Theatre.
Why some experts caution that a proposed express train between the Loop and O’Hare could fly off the tracks, financially.
Money Smart Week 2018 is coming to Chicago. What should parents tell their children about money? A discussion with Beth Kobliner.
A massive new international study finds the health impacts of alcohol may be worse than previously thought.
How independently can adults with intellectual disabilities live as they age? We visit a group of men who have shared a home for decades.
The ranks of challengers to Mayor Rahm Emanuel are swelling. The educator and entrepreneur tells us what’s fueling his run for office.