Live from Morgan Park for “ In Your Neighborhood.” How restorative justice works. Meet one of the country's top teachers. The state's attorney general joins us. And to the theater with Hedy Weiss.
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Shocking Jan. 6 testimony. The latest as polls close on the Illinois primaries. Cook County at high risk for COVID-19. And behind an obscure governmental agency with offices on the ballot today.
McDonald’s is cooking up big changes for its franchise system. Yelp says it’s going with a fully remote workforce. And a city-backed panel wants to breathe new life into the LaSalle Street corridor.
Reaction to the Supreme Court overturning Roe V. Wade. Plus, the impact of inflation. A new office aimed at helping people returning home from prison. And an artist-in-residence at a public library.
Reaction to CPD’s new foot pursuit policy and the overturning of Roe v. Wade. Plus, closing out Pride Month with a look at what’s next for the LGBTQ movement. And cooling off with a craft cerveza.
A showdown in City Council over speed cameras. Previewing the next Jan. 6 Congressional hearing led by an Illinois congressman. A strike's impact on roadwork. And an invasive species gets a rebrand.
Our candidate forum series continue with the Democrats running for secretary of state. Plus, why the city’s pools are still closed. Addressing the blood shortage problem. And celebrating Juneteenth.
Juneteenth is officially a federal, state and local holiday. The latest in the local push for reparations. And the tradition of quilting in the Black community.
The Republican candidates vying for Secretary of State, in our candidate forum. We’re in Chicago’s smallest community for our In Your Neighborhood series. And we’ll talk about the week’s wild weather.
Another candidate joins the race for mayor. Plus, meet the candidates for Cook County assessor. Reforming Illinois gun laws. And addressing the mental health care worker shortage.
A new fast-food chain restaurant opens in Russia, and it might look and taste familiar. Ann Dwyer takes us behind the headlines.
Day two of televised Jan. 6 hearings. We have the latest. Plus, what bike and pedestrian advocates are calling for after multiple deaths on Chicago streets. The Mag Mile gets a big new tenant, and new laws to prevent drowning in Lake Michigan.
Addressing the affordable housing shortage. Plus, what a new law means for water safety along Lake Michigan. How to get a free tree planted. And a longtime family hardware store.
Voter outreach efforts as Election Day approaches for the primary. Plus, raising awareness for missing women. Calls for safer prisons. And from the crowd to the stage, meet blues artist: Melody Angel.
Mayor Lightfoot launches a re-election tour across Chicago. How well do Illinois’ red flag gun laws work? Why Cook County could see population gain from climate refugees. And a tribute to Miles Davis.
Ald. Ed Burke loses big in his attempt to throw out key evidence in his federal criminal trial. Plus, eroded shoreline along Lake Michigan, and Cook County is a top destination for those escaping climate change.
A legal brawl between Fifth Third Bank and federal regulators is underway; Walmart is hiring big time; and a new study says Cook County has earned itself a new title: climate change refuge.
We take aim at the debate over gun reform. Plus, the state revives a commission to combat hate crimes. And a “Shark Tank” deal for a Chicago entrepreneur.
Increasing safety and preventing injuries for Chicago’s bicyclists. Can industry and nature coexist at Lake Calumet? A new master plan hopes so. And alebrijes come to life at a local park.