Doctors in Wisconsin are teaming up with Illinois abortion care providers. Previewing this week’s final Jan. 6 hearing. A labor dispute brewing for Starbucks employees. And checking in on the city’s tourism industry.
Stories by WTTW News
A Ricketts family member takes on Google with a new search engine. New developments in Potbelly’s tortured history with a federal loan program. And the Loop’s shopping district loses another big-name store in Old Navy.
A Highland Park city council member shares his story from the July 4 mass shooting. Plus, Latino startups get funding from Google. And recognizing South Chicago with marble and wood.
A live report from the Highland Park vigil honoring the victims of last week's mass shooting. Plus, record high inflation. An increase in domestic violence. And "Native Truths" at the Field Museum.
Illinois officials head to Washington as the president signs gun safety legislation a week after the Highland Park tragedy. Maternal mortality is on the rise. And the artist behind Netflix’s “Grace and Frankie” series.
Crain’s Chicago Business reporter Danny Ecker goes behind the latest business headlines.
A new revelation in the decades-old lynching of Emmett Till, what advocates are calling for. Plus, the nation's first Black attorney general joins us. And the Last Word on Africa and innovation.
The accused gunman in the Highland Park shooting appears in court. How the suspect obtained the weapons. What impact the tragedy may have on legislation. And resources to help those affected.
On this week’s show: A crossover discussion with Black Voices on abortion rights. A family seeks answers about their son’s killing. And the city’s street art takes the lead in a new film.
The general election campaign has officially begun, as Darren Bailey prepares to take on J.B. Pritzker. Plus, we talk with some of yesterday’s other winners and analyze the results.
What’s next for abortion rights advocates and opponents after Friday’s ruling? Previewing the big political races on primary election eve. And a new PBS documentary goes in depth on the youth mental health crisis.
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.
We visit Northalsted near the end of Pride Month. The 50th anniversary of the landmark Title IX legislation. The latest on ethics reform. And a new journal documents the reality of being transgender.
Some of the Republicans running for governor join us for a forum. Infants and toddlers are eligible for COVID-19 vaccines. Iconic LGBTQ artists. And a no-kill animal shelter hits a major milestone.
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.