A look at mental health resources available to Chicago police officers following the department’s third suicide in the last two months.
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News of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s decision not to run again caught the senator by surprise. “I think it’s a wide-open contest at this moment,” Sen. Dick Durbin said on Chicago Tonight.
A new book tells the story of how a showman saved thousands of premature babies in the early 20th century.
With five jurors now seated on the Jason Van Dyke trial, there are another seven spots to fill. A look at the strategy behind jury selection with the founder of a jury consulting firm.
The Wall Street Journal recently examined email and text anxiety caused by the “tyranny of the exclamation point.” We discuss the punctuation phenomenon.
Now that the mayor is out of the race, Chicago aldermen talk about what that could mean for the coming months – and beyond.
He stunned the city with his decision to not seek a third term, leaving everyone wondering: what’s next? A discussion with Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
A conversation with journalist Jamie Kalven about police accountability as more videos of last month’s fatal police-involved shooting of Harith Augustus come online.
Meet the author and illustrator behind the new “Rad Girls Can” book about young women who are “bold, brave and brilliant.”
The Motion Picture Academy announces a new award category for the Oscars. Why some critics say that’s cause for concern.
City officials may have some thoughts about solving violence in Chicago, but not everyone’s on board. What some community members have to say.
Michael Madigan and his political organization are under fire once again. This time, it involves a volunteer who has been charged with murder. We go inside the WBEZ investigation.
There’s a shortage of male teachers in Illinois classrooms, particularly those who are African-American and Latino. How the University of Illinois at Chicago is hoping to change that.
There’s a telescope under construction in Chile, and it’s slated to be the world’s largest – if it’s completed in time.
The Chicago mayoral candidate faces criticism after handing out nearly $300,000 in cash and checks at a charity event. “I haven’t done anything but give my own money away,” Wilson said of the cash controversy.
There are more and more cases of food poisoning in Illinois. What’s behind the problem – and how to protect yourself.
A new resolution to bring universal basic income to Chicago may soon be making its way to City Council for a vote.
The Special Olympics celebrates 50 years. How it all began – right here in Chicago.
When it comes to the health and maintenance of Lake Michigan, some environmentalists, property owners and even surfers have expressed their concerns. What the future may hold.
Public housing across the U.S. will become smoke-free at the end of the month. What that means for some 60,000 residents in Chicago.
Illinois ranks sixth in the nation when it comes to the percentage of state legislators who are women. A new panel aims to increase the number of women in Illinois politics.
A Chicago-area native talks about efforts led by a hospital ship to provide free surgeries to patients in West Africa and Central Africa.
Learn about a new report on sexual harassment in the sciences – and the suggestions it makes to better combat it.