Lorraine Hansberry’s famed play brought the story of a Black family on the South Side of Chicago to Broadway. A new exhibit reimagines its themes.
A WBEZ investigation uncovered a probe into the park district’s lifeguard program, finding allegations of abuse and harassment dating back years.
Records obtained by WBEZ show Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx’s office began its own investigation of the Chicago lifeguard abuse probe nearly a month ago.
Lawyers say former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert and a man who accused him of child sexual abuse have reached a tentative out-of-court settlement.
Pedro Martinez is currently superintendent of a San Antonio school district. He will become CPS’ first permanent Latino leader.
“I just don’t feel like it’s a safe environment,” said one Chicago parent whose son was exposed to a COVID case in the first week of school.
Under new leadership, a 1980s program designed to prevent white flight is now assisting local residents with repairs and remodeling.
Elaine Little resigned after WBEZ reported Little had herself been under investigation in a previous job for alleged conflicts of interest.
Gardiner made misogynistic comments about colleagues and residents in texts, and allegedly retaliated against opponents.
The deal, supported by 80% of union members, also allows the city to investigate complaints against officers without a sworn affidavit.