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.
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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.
Exploring the change in the way you register to vote at the DMV – a change that’s rolling out this week.
Vicki Huddleston, a former U.S. ambassador, shares stories from her new memoir, “Our Woman in Havana.”
“A lot of studies show that when newspapers close, local politicians become lazy and voters become less informed and there’s lower voter turnout,” said Chang Lee, an assistant professor of finance at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
The center has seen nearly 500 patients since opening May 1. “It’s as busy as expected to be, and as well as we can expect early on,” said Dr. Selwyn Rogers, founding director of UChicago Medicine’s trauma center.
Chicago will become the second city in the country requiring hotels to implement panic buttons.
A new program for teenagers lets them explore the arts in Chicago for just $5. Learn more about the Teen Arts Pass.
What to read this summer? We asked a trio of local authors what books they’re taking to the beach. Here are their top picks.
Jitters on Wall Street as the U.S.-China trade war escalates. What it could mean for your wallet.
A team of researchers at DePaul University is working to bridge the gap between the deaf and hearing communities. Meet “Paula,” the American Sign Language avatar they created that translates English into ASL.
A popular web series based in Chicago that highlights the “complex and flawed” lives of “regular people” has secured a development deal with HBO.
New details on the Russian cyberattack before the 2016 election, and how Illinois was affected.
Students at Roger C. Sullivan High School will share stories of community and identity from local and international perspectives this week, in collaboration with Lifeline Theatre.
Inspired by a popular cinder track relay race at Indiana University Bloomington, and the 1979 dramedy “Breaking Away,” the Chicago Cinder Classic will set wheels spinning in Chicago this summer.
How do the city’s halal restaurants, which serve mostly Muslim customers, hold up during the month of Ramadan? We explore the traditions of two West Ridge destinations.
“Chicago’s Fabulous Fountains” details the history and curiosities behind some of the city’s aquatic art, from politically induced mischief to true crime stories.
The clean economy: What is it, and how is Chicago faring? A new report tells the story.
Nearly 40 countries are represented at Sullivan High School in Rogers Park. We meet the head of the school’s English language program – and the reporter who recently wrote about the school.
Unlike the popular 606 trail on the city’s Northwest Side, a new pedestrian path in Lakeview is keeping a low profile.
Seventy-eight percent of Americans think a special prosecutor should be appointed to investigate Russian meddling in the U.S. election, according to a new NBC-Wall Street Journal survey.