From a childhood marked by privilege and tragedy to a life of business success and philanthropy, we bring you an original, in-depth look at the life of Democratic gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker.
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Ten minority staffers working for J.B. Pritzker’s gubernatorial campaign have filed suit in federal court for racial discrimination and harassment, alleging they were subject to less favorable treatment than their white counterparts.
In his final budget before leaving office, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is promising no major tax or fee increases, but there are significant new costs. How will they be paid for?
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan have entered into an agreement to reform the city’s police department. But U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions says it would increase Chicago homicides.
Family members of Laquan McDonald on Friday made their way to Grace Memorial Baptist Church on the city’s West Side, where the slain teen’s great-uncle, the Rev. Marvin Hunter, preaches.
The Chicago Cubs led their division for the majority of this season. But Monday, hopes for a division title were quashed as the rival Milwaukee Brewers came to Wrigley Field and won tiebreaker game number 163.
Speaking before a group of law enforcement officials in Waukegan, the nation’s top law enforcement official pulled no punches when speaking about the police reform process taking place in Chicago.
New data shows Chicago residents feel either immensely optimistic or pessimistic about the city based on factors like neighborhood, race and age. We take a closer look with the authors of the poll.
An effort by FEMA to better warn U.S. residents of major emergencies and threats raises concerns about privacy and how the system could potentially be abused.
Cardinal Blase Cupich speaks out after finding himself in the middle of a firestorm between a former Vatican official and Pope Francis.
The candidate pool in the race for mayor grows once again – and a new poll has some surprising results.
Some community groups are speaking out after construction equipment was seen removing trees and digging up the field on the southern end of Jackson Park.
After Chicago’s most violent weekend of the year, city officials and community activists try to identify what sparked the rash of shootings and homicides.
A watchdog group takes action against the Chicago mayoral candidate’s campaign for behavior they believe is unethical and improper.
A for-profit company that contracts with Chicago Public Schools comes under fire in a new report for its connections to convicted former CPS CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett.
Why a longtime political gadfly and a city worker are suing Mayor Rahm Emanuel and powerful Ald. Ed Burke in federal court.
Agreement has been reached on a draft consent decree that would allow an independent federal monitor to enact major changes within the Chicago Police Department.
Talks on a police consent decree hit a snag as City Council moves to weaken a controversial police gang database.
The latest on a major city infrastructure project that officials say was made necessary because of climate change.
An agreement to bring federal court oversight to the Chicago Police Department is nearly finished – with one major hang-up.