If you’re not ready to raise chickens in your backyard, you could try your hand at another popular trend: urban beekeeping.
Though not a terribly romantic process, walleye breeding at the Cook County Forest Preserve District produces thousands of young fish for county lakes. We take a closer look.
Parents from a South Side high school are calling on CPS leaders to bring back their ousted principal, a month after an investigation revealed he had failed to safeguard students from abuse.
A statewide initiative aims to move the dial on child health policy by addressing issues such as infant mortality, violent injury and death, and barriers to health care.
A new report from an environmental advocacy group criticizes Illinois and more than two dozen other states for adopting renewable energy plans that allow for dirty energy sources.
Fossils typically take tens of millions of years to develop, but a Chicago scientist recently helped discover a new way to simulate the fossilization process in a lab – in just 24 hours.
It is perhaps Chicago’s most iconic roadway, and it’s certainly among the busiest. Could dedicating a lane to buses ease congestion on Lake Shore Drive?
There are more and more cases of food poisoning in Illinois. What’s behind the problem – and how to protect yourself.
Defense attorneys claim the judge handling the high-profile murder case is “prejudiced” against their motion to move the trial outside Cook County and should recuse himself from deciding the matter.
Balbo Drive isn’t getting renamed anytime soon, but a stretch of Congress Parkway will be named after African-American journalist and anti-lynching activist Ida B. Wells. What else is causing controversy.
Talks on a police consent decree hit a snag as City Council moves to weaken a controversial police gang database.
Some are questioning the way Chicago Public Schools is spending its biggest budget in the last five years.