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The Chicago Tribune newspaper could become a nonprofit. Crain’s Chicago Business editor Ann Dwyer takes us behind the headline of that story and more.
What’s being done to bring more Black and Latino developers into the real estate industry. Cook County’s new public defender. A call for more big brothers and sisters. Bringing energy to history.
Calls to reform the police department’s foot pursuit policy. Community organizers lead the charge in getting Latinos vaccinated. A Pilsen mural highlights neighborhood residents. And La Última Palabra.
Charges filed in the shooting of a 21-month-old. Live at Sox opening day. Fermilab discoveries that could alter our understanding of the universe. And should the U.S. boycott the Beijing Olympics?
Vice President Harris in town, getting vaccine equity, Congress members on the fate of the infrastructure bill, the future of public transit, and the redevelopment of the Michael Reese Hospital site.
Chicago-based United Airlines takes a stand against the Georgia voting law. Crain’s Chicago Business editor Ann Dwyer takes us behind the headline of that story and more.
The governor signs bills impacting Chicago teachers and firefighters. The latest on the police shooting of a 13-year-old boy. The debate over vaccine passports. New travel guidelines from the CDC.
New arts leaders weigh in on the comeback of Chicago’s art scene. We remember Loyola’s 1963 championship team and the adversity they faced. Rare color photos of Martin Luther King, Jr. in Elmhurst.
President Biden’s immigration policy. What shutting down payday loans could mean for vulnerable borrowers. And blending Mexican flavors and Jewish pastries.
Dr. Allison Arwady on rising COVID-19 cases. A new report on CPD's compliance with a federal consent decree. A study on the effect of banning assault weapons. What exactly is the filibuster? And more. Watch the March 31, 2021 full episode of “Chicago Tonight.”
Influential State Rep. Camille Lilly, a Loretto Hospital executive, is roped into the fallout over COVID-19 vaccines administered by the West Side safety net hospital. Crain’s Chicago Business editor Ann Dwyer takes us behind the headline of that story and more.
Evanston makes history by passing a reparations ordinance for Black residents. A “professional troublemaker” joins us for this week’s Black Voices Book Club. Remembering broadcaster Bill Campbell.
Can industry and healthy neighborhoods coexist? Puerto Ricans weigh independence and statehood. And an organization helps the visually impaired maintain their independence.
President Biden holds the first formal press conference. We visit Albany Park for our community reporting series. Exploring inequities in women’s sports. Another year of virtual Passover and Easter.
The latest on the Loretto Hospital controversy. Aldermen weigh in on proposed new rules for industrial developments. Evanston makes history with reparations. And bringing pedestrians back to downtown.
The cost for natural gas is set to reach levels not seen since the polar vortex in 2014. Crain’s Chicago Business reporter Danny Ecker has details on that story and more.
Vaccine eligibility expands in Illinois, but not without confusion. What’s behind the rise in anti-Asian violence. The City Council debates police oversight. A fight over converting historic homes.
Looking back on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in the Black community. Remembering Breonna Taylor. The role of mental health care in fighting violence. Plus: 20 years of Congo Square Theatre.
A look back on the impact of the pandemic on the Latino community after a year of COVID-19. What you need to know about the Real ID program. And a throwback with Grammy Award-winning singer Lila Downs. Alex Hernandez hosts.