April is “Save Abandoned Babies Month” in Illinois. Chicago police and fire officials hope to raise awareness of the state’s safe haven law in the hopes of saving infant lives.
NASA research scientist and volcano specialist Rosaly Lopes will be recognized this week at an event celebrating women in space science.
The work of both composers shares the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s current program led by Maestro Riccardo Muti. And the result is a most winning mix of opposing musical temperaments.
The Windy City is the first in the nation to require tobacco health warning signs at the doors of all tobacco dealers. The new law also prohibits all free sampling of tobacco products.
Chicago is the country’s 22nd most polluted city, according to a new study of air pollutants by the American Lung Association.
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.”
State Sen. Sam McCann enters the race for Illinois governor as a Conservative Party candidate.
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.