Organizers cited logistical issues in canceling next month’s Women’s March in Chicago as the national movement continues to face accusations of anti-Semitism.
An Australian commodities trader has pleaded guilty to manipulating market prices by placing orders in the millions of dollars on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, then canceling them within milliseconds so that he could sell smaller orders at a profit.
Nearly a dozen Chicago police districts this year saw their lowest number of recorded robberies since 2000 as the citywide robbery rate fell by 19 percent year-over-year.
Strawberry Hampton, a 27-year-old transgender woman, said she was constantly harassed and abused by prisoners and corrections officers alike inside various all-male prisons.
New outdoor spaces at a handful of Chicago elementary schools will provide safe play areas for kids in low-income neighborhoods while also mitigating flooding risks, according to program organizers.
Meet Tom Bachtell, a longtime contributor to The New Yorker whose caricatures of famous people in popular culture go around the world.
With its lushly beautiful, ideally performed production of the Stephen Sondheim-James Lapine musical, Music Theater Works has an instant hit on its hands. But you had better move fast if you want to catch it.
Local author William Hazelgrove debunks what he calls “the Wright Brothers myth” in his new book about the history-making duo.
Are you scared of being separated from your cellphone? You are “nomophobic” – one of 2018’s words of the year. Linguist Jason Riggle gives us the rundown of this year’s top terms.
Six days of a federal shutdown with no budget deal in sight. What’s happening in and out of the nation’s capital, and what can we expect? Lisa Desjardins of the “PBS NewsHour” joins us.
Who were the central players behind America’s U-2 spy program? A new book by Monte Reel tells all.
On Jan. 1, 2019, more than 250 new laws take effect in Illinois, changing rules related to gun control and public safety to animal welfare, education – and possibly your cellphone. We give you the rundown.