Illinois will become the sixth state in the country to raise the minimum age for purchasing tobacco products from 18 to 21, if legislation is signed by Gov. Bruce Rauner.
UChicago Medicine began offering level-one adult trauma care on May 1—something it hadn’t offered since 1988.
Lawmakers recently approved a bill that would help state agencies donate leftover food in an effort to reduce waste and feed hungry residents.
What does race mean to you? An exhibit at the Chicago History Museum asks visitors to consider how much we focus on race every day, whether we realize it or not.
For the first time since 2015 Illinois may actually have a budget in place before the start of the new fiscal year. And the governor says he will sign it.
A disturbing upward trend in incidents of colorectal cancer brings about new guidelines for screenings.
Longtime state Rep. Lou Lang, a Democrat from Skokie, is the latest of House Speaker Michael Madigan’s inner circle besieged by fallout from the #MeToo movement.
CPS graduate Shawn Harrington is at the center of a harrowing but hopeful new book by Rus Bradburd, his former New Mexico State basketball coach-turned-author.
The “Shark Tank” of the University of Chicago awards some big money to young entrepreneurs. Meet two of the newly minted Polsky prize winners.
Looking for the best way to spend a sultry pre-summer evening aside from taste-testing the latest flavor of gelato? Easy. Catch a musical.