Dr. Tamara O’Neal was shot and killed Monday after her ex-fiance confronted her outside of Mercy Hospital. But when it comes to workplace violence against women, O’Neal’s story is not uncommon.
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And they’re off. Candidates for Chicago mayor, alderman and other municipal posts made it official on Monday, the first day they were able to file petitions with the Chicago Board of Elections.
Former 2nd Ward Ald. Bob Fioretti, who tried to unseat Mayor Rahm Emanuel in 2015, and ran against Toni Preckwinkle for Cook County Board president in the 2018 Democratic primary, appears to be running once more for mayor.
She’s officially in. One week after winning re-election as comptroller, and after weeks of speculation and leaks, Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza will run for mayor of Chicago.
Like it or not, another race is in full swing: the contest for Chicago mayor.
The billionaire Hyatt hotels heir handily defeated Republican incumbent Gov. Bruce Rauner on Tuesday, closing out one of the most expensive statewide races in U.S. history.
Beyond selecting candidates, voters face a number of ballot questions that they’ll be asked to weigh in on. But will the results count?
City officials were aware of data that showed elevated lead levels in the water of homes that had recently had water meters installed, according to a 2013 study by the city’s Water Department and the U.S. EPA.
The mayor’s office seeks to downplay a just-released study that found high levels of lead in nearly 20 percent of city homes that were tested.
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.
City Council members tackle a $2 billion problem they say they can no longer avoid. But how will it be paid for?
Why the majority of Chicago police officers recommended by the police superintendent to be fired this year have instead kept their jobs.
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.
A live report from Wrigley Field as the Cubs take on the Colorado Rockies.
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.
A major new candidate is in the race to replace Rahm Emanuel as mayor of Chicago, but her announcement comes amid controversy over the conduct of one of her top staff members.
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.
There’s a sea change happening in Chicago politics, not just with the mayor’s race, but with many of the 50 City Council races – and the results could shape the city’s future for years to come.
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.