Tens of thousands of adult employees who interact with students must undergo background rechecks this summer as Chicago Public Schools works to improve safety and restore community trust after a sexual abuse scandal.
Elon Musk’s Boring Company wins a bid to build high-speed transportation from downtown Chicago to O’Hare. How technologically and economically feasible is the plan? That story and more with Paris Schutz and guests Steve Daniels, Derrick Blakley, Becky Vevea and Rick Telander.
Veteran “Chicago Tonight” correspondent Elizabeth Brackett remains in critical but stable condition at Stroger Hospital following an incident Wednesday morning while riding her bicycle.
An unusual new art show looks at fantastic and strange paintings made by Chicago and Midwestern artists in the mid-20th century. We visit the Arts Club of Chicago.
The concept sounds like it was lifted straight out of science fiction, but billionaire Tesla founder Elon Musk says he is going to make it happen.
Chicago has one of the worst homicide arrest rates in the nation, according to a Washington Post analysis. What the effect of that low rate is – and how it can be improved.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel said he hasn’t interfered with the investigation into the 2015 shooting death of a West Side teen and his neighbor by a Chicago police officer, according to newly released transcripts of his March deposition.
Longtime “Chicago Tonight” reporter and host Elizabeth Brackett, 76, is in critical but stable condition following a Wednesday morning bicycle accident that left her with at least one fractured vertebra in her neck.
High schoolers looking to attend the prestigious Hyde Park university no longer need to worry about submitting ACT or SAT test scores on their undergrad applications.
A state law passed in 2011 requires public schools to educate students about sexual abuse prevention. But the woman behind Erin’s Law says dozens of CPS teachers have told her these lessons aren’t being taught.
As soon as Thursday, the U.S. Supreme Court will issue an opinion on Janus v. AFSCME – a case with roots in Illinois that could have consequences nationwide.
Once a year, scientists and veterinarians check on nesting birds at Baker’s Lake in Cook County, where they can also learn a lot about the environment – and predict possible health concerns for humans.
Could the American Medical Association’s official position on physician-assisted suicide be changing?
Accusations of sexual harassment against Kevin Quinn started the #MeToo avalanche in House Speaker Michael Madigan’s office. Now, the former Madigan operative is making public statements for the first time since he lost his job in January.