From sick coworkers to no PPE to a lack of sanitation, workers detail their grievances. WBEZ is publishing every complaint.
Illinois’ longtime house speaker aims to hold power, but new indictments touching his inner circle have possible successors circling.
Pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca made the announcement on Monday, saying that one dosing regimen showed the vaccine was 90% effective in preventing infection.
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Catholic schools have stayed in-person through the pandemic. It’s made Chicago Public Schools think it can do the same.
In the Illinois counties hit hardest by the virus, for-profit nursing homes have nearly double the deaths per bed as nonprofit facilities.
Netflix recently released “The Trial Of The Chicago 7,” which Sorkin says mirrors today’s struggle for social justice.
“I want Chicago not to feel like I’m an outsider but to feel like I’m somebody who is coming in with a worldly view,” Simons said.
Kyle Rittenhouse, the 17-year-old charged with killing two people during a Wisconsin protest, posted bail and was released from custody.
Among the four people charged Wednesday was Michael McClain, a close confidante of Illinois House Speaker and Democratic boss Michael Madigan.
Calls for Madigan to step aside as Illinois House Speaker grew as his confidante, Michael McClain, and three others were charged in a ComEd bribery scheme.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is advising that Americans be careful amid an explosion in the spread of the coronavirus.
If Congress doesn’t compromise and pass another relief bill, a new study finds a staggering number of Americans will lose a critical financial lifeline as the pandemic worsens.
The lawsuit is the latest effort by Chicago activists to force accountability on the Police Department for its handling of demonstrations.
Two WBEZ education reporters share how a family and a teacher are coping with remote learning.
Chicago leaders have repeatedly blamed gun violence on judges’ decisions about who gets released pretrial. Reforms in 2017 increased releases.