Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke will stand trial Sept. 5 in the shooting death of teenager Laquan McDonald.
Should the Cook County forest preserve police force be dissolved? We hear from you.
Nearly four years in the making, a plan by Southeast Side residents to build a park for their four-legged friends is coming to life.
From traditional smileys and beyond, emoji are ubiquitous in today’s culture. But just when are they appropriate for use in the workplace?
Two Chicago bands get ready to bring the noise this weekend when they make their debuts at the Pitchfork Music Festival.
From Civil War memorials to reversing the Chicago River, Geoffrey Baer tells us about the new season of the WTTW documentary series, “10 That Changed America.”
Police and protesters clash after a fatal police-involved shooting. How can officers and community members come together?
How professor Joe Wilkins went from a University of Illinois at Springfield classroom to exploring the dangerous wilds of the Gates of the Arctic National Park in Alaska.
When it comes to the health and maintenance of Lake Michigan, some environmentalists, property owners and even surfers have expressed their concerns. What the future may hold.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel urges calm in his first public appearance since this weekend’s fatal police-involved shooting.
The real question at the heart of this 95-minute, music-infused marathon of a farce – which features two actors playing 13 characters and frequently sharing time at a piano – is whether the performers themselves will make it out alive.