On his first full day in office, new Illinois. Gov. J.B. Pritzker moved to give approximately 20,000 state employees raises they’d been denied by former Gov. Bruce Rauner since 2015.
Although his tenure has been marked by several school controversies, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is touting his achievements at both Chicago Public Schools and the City Colleges of Chicago.
A law passed in 1976 gives the president authority to declare a national emergency using more than 130 statutory powers.
From clothing to digital art to painting, Chicago artist Edo sees color in all forms.
The Chicago chapter of the country’s first group of African-American Marines, the Montford Point Marines, fears it could soon lose its veterans hall in Englewood.
The Chicago Sun-Times’ Kathy Chaney and Mary Mitchell, who were featured in the documentary, weigh in on the latest allegations against R. Kelly.
It takes an actor of formidable technique to bring this two-act, two-hour monologue to vivid, active, almost cinematic life. From the moment Brendan Coyle emerges from the shadows, the spell is cast.
The odds of dying from an opioid overdose are one in 96, while the odds of dying from a motor vehicle crash are one in 103, according to a new analysis by the National Safety Council.
The request was filed hours after Ald. Burke waived his right Monday to a preliminary hearing to determine whether there was probable cause for the criminal complaint against him filed Jan. 3.
On the eve of his inauguration as Illinois’ 43rd governor, J.B. Pritzker sits down for an interview with Amanda Vinicky and talks about his plans for the state.
From a childhood marked by privilege and tragedy to a life of business success and philanthropy, we bring you an original, in-depth look at the life of new Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker.
Cook County Judge Nicholas Ford handed down the sentence to 24-year-old Micheail Ward on Monday, five months after Ward was convicted of murder and aggravated battery in the killing of Hadiya Pendleton.
The former Chicago police officer will be sentenced Friday. He was convicted last fall of second-degree murder in the fatal 2014 shooting of Laquan McDonald.
Lyric Opera’s production of Giacomo Puccini’s popular romantic tragedy features singers who not only fit their roles ideally but also know how to act.
She launched the first advertising agency owned and managed by an African-American woman in the 1970s. Barbara Gardner Proctor died on Dec. 19, 2018 at the age of 86.