State Rep. Chris Miller, who’s from eastern Illinois, is the husband of newly elected GOP Congresswoman Mary Miller.
With capacity limits rising as COVID-19 cases fall, restaurant employees are still anxiously waiting to be vaccinated.
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After nearly a year without jury trials, prospective jurors are being sent summonses along with details on COVID-19 precautions.
Architect David Gutierrez retired in October. As part of our StoryCorps Chicago series, his granddaughter Harper, 9, interviewed him about his career.
People are hitting a “pandemic wall.” Presidents are making podcasts. And teenagers are kidnapping themselves to get out of work. We unpack the week that was with rapper Dessa and Snap Judgment host Glynn Washington.
Federal prosecutors are charging former Democratic state Rep Eddie Acevedo and his two sons with tax evasion.
A fight over how Mayor Lori Lightfoot spends federal pandemic aid prompted an abrupt end to Wednesday’s City Council meeting, with no vote on the measure.
Study shows how “even seemingly ‘successful’ families” are still living out the consequences of historically racist laws and policies.
The process of trying to get vaccinated can be confusing. A new platform from the federal government and private sector partners makes it easier to find a provider where you live.
From daily student check-ins, in-person learning hubs and a quality-over-quantity mentality, teachers say virtual learning can be improved.
“We need to put our foot down,” said Ald. Greg Mitchell, 7th Ward. “If we’re gonna do business with you, we need reciprocity.”
A recent study shows two-thirds of the tested temp agencies engaged in racial discrimination, mainly practices that disfavored Black job applicants.
After losing the speaker’s gavel and giving up his Illinois house seat, Michael Madigan gives up his chairmanship of the state’s Democratic party.