The deal, supported by 80% of union members, also allows the city to investigate complaints against officers without a sworn affidavit.
Lending is a critical way money moves into communities, but many banks have dismal records in Chicago’s Black and Latino neighborhoods. A new ordinance hopes to change that.
Elaine Little quit a government job while under scrutiny — and now leads a probe into alleged sexual violence against Chicago lifeguards.
Emboldened by new data, Latino aldermen are seizing the moment and turning City Council committee meetings into the latest battleground for equity.
Replacing coal and natural gas with renewable energy is just the beginning of what’s in a massive bill passed by Illinois lawmakers.
The labor movement is torn over vaccine requirements — much like the country as a whole — wanting to support its political ally without trampling on workers’ rights.
Twenty years after the terrorist attacks, recollections are still vivid for some, while others only know a post-9/11 world.
The school district says 20,439 teaching positions were staffed on the first day of school, up 6% from 19,360 three years ago.
Environmentalists and labor unions unite behind the bill to halt carbon emissions by 2050 and save several nuclear plants — but at a cost to consumers.
Still, it could be several years — if ever — before business events attract the crowds they did before the COVID-19 hit.