What happened to students caught up in one of the largest waves of school closures in U.S. history? A University of Chicago study suggests the controversial move did not result in academic gains.
Additional patrols will cover the lakefront, downtown and other areas where Chicago police expect there could be increased violence during the holiday weekend.
Chicago has dozens of “sanctuary restaurants,” but like “sanctuary city,” the term is not a legal designation. So what exactly does it mean?
A firestorm erupts over a state Democratic lawmaker’s claims that Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan is retaliating against her.
Is the country’s declining birth rate a cause for concern, or a sign that more women are taking control of their reproductive choices?
The Obama Presidential Center keeps getting green lights even though important architectural details are missing. Chicago Tribune architecture critic Blair Kamin weighs in.
A major acquisition of a homegrown Chicago bank: Is the buyer taking a big risk? And what does the deal mean for customers?
As the weather gets nicer, Chicagoans and tourists are expected to flock to an increasingly popular destination: the Chicago River and attractions along its main branch. But has it become too congested?
If ever there were a way to remind audiences of what it would really take to “make America great again,” the Goodman Theatre’s revival of “Having Our Say” could easily qualify as the show to get the job done.