Johnson, Vallas Both Talk a Green Game. Here’s a Look at the Candidates’ Environmental Plans
Much of the focus has been on the mayoral candidates’ public safety plans, but whoever emerges victorious on April 4 will also inherit environmental and climate-related challenges.
Addressing the Needs of Latino Communities and the Role of ‘Promotores de Salud,’ 3 Years Into the COVID-19 Pandemic
This month marks three years since the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic. More than 2,300 Latino Chicagoans have died from COVID-19 since March 2020, according to data from the Chicago Department of Public Health.
Little Village Residents Demand Answers from Police in Cases of Missing and Murdered Young Women
Little Village is on high alert as two young women have been found dead there in recent weeks. And now with a reported disappearance, 15-year-old Azreya Lomeli, who was last seen walking in Little Village, community members are increasing calls for action from the police.
As Golden Gloves Tournament Turns 100, ‘70s-Era Boxing Champs Look Back at Knockout Careers
This year, Tim Adams and Frank Smith will be inducted into the Chicago Golden Gloves Hall of Fame as the tournament marks 100 years since the Chicago Tribune sponsored the first competition in 1923.
Exonerated Police Torture Survivors Continue to Pursue Certificates of Innocence in 1994 Murder Conviction
In 1994, brothers Sean Tyler and Reginald Henderson were convicted of murder after being tortured into false confessions. They were exonerated in 2021 after serving more than 25 years in prison.
Shop Alongside Alebrijes at North Riverside Park Mall
If you weren’t able to make it out to Cantigny Park last summer to see the “Creatures of a Dream World” exhibition of alebrijes, good news! Twenty of those super-sized sculptures have traveled to the North Riverside Park Mall.
Chicago Park District Wants Teens for ‘Perfect Job’ This Summer
The Chicago Park District is offering teenagers a chance to work where they play this summer in seasonal positions like recreation leaders, lifeguards and junior laborers.
‘Proximity’ Takes on Modern Topics at Lyric Opera
“Proximity” comprises performances about the search for connection in a tech-dominated world, humanity’s fraught stewardship of the environment and the impact of gun violence in cities and communities.
Chicago Tonight: Latino Voices, March 25, 2023 - Full Show
Little Village residents are on high alert after two women are found dead. The toll of COVID-19 three years later. Alebrijes sculptures on the move. And medical students find their match.
Chicago Tonight: Black Voices, March 25, 2023 - Full Show
Two wrongfully convicted brothers fight for justice. Residents push for the reopening of a closed “L” stop. Lyric Opera tackles emotional stories. And in the ring with Golden Gloves winners.
Push to Expand Voting Rights in US for Those Held in Jails
Detainees awaiting trial or serving misdemeanor sentences retain the right to vote, but face barriers to exercising it in many parts of the U.S. Cook County Jail, with more than 5,500 inmates and detainees, is one of the largest jails in the nation.
As South Bans Abortion, Thousands Turn to Illinois Clinics
Hundreds of women travel each week to the southern tip of Illinois to secure an abortion, something that is no longer available to millions living in a 1,800 mile stretch of 11 Southern states that have mostly banned pregnancy terminations.
March 24, 2023 - Full Show
Another week of mayoral campaigning down — another to go. We’ll analyze the race, plus the claims of bringing former cops back to the force. And air taxis could shorten your trip to O’Hare.
Taking a Flight to Your Flight? New Air Taxi Service to O’Hare Coming in 2025
United Airlines is partnering with Archer Aviation to offer flyers an air taxi service from Vertiport Chicago on the Near West Side to Chicago O’Hare International Airport.
Latest Poll Shows Chicago Mayor’s Race Too Close to Call
The race for Chicago mayor enters its final stretch. Political speechwriter, debate strategist and senior lecturer at Northwestern University Jason DeSanto breaks down the latest developments in a tightening race.