Stories by Eddie Arruza

Kim Foxx Backs Dismissal of Charges in Jussie Smollett Case

Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx speaks with WTTW News on Wednesday, March 27, 2019.

“I stand behind how this office, and how I in particular, handled this case,” Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx said a day after felony disorderly conduct charges against “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett were dropped.

Lyric Opera Chicago Orchestra Goes on Strike

(Chicago Lyric Opera Orchestra / Facebook)

The musicians’ strike has led the venerable opera company to cancel some performances and issue an apology to patrons.

No End in Sight for Chicago Hotel Workers’ Strike

Workers picket in front of the Hilton Chicago on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. (Chicago Tonight)

Chicago’s biggest ever hotel strike is now in its 11th day. What workers want – and where things stand with their demands.

Cook County Voters Choose to Merge Clerk, Recorder of Deeds Offices

Voters have chosen to cut costs by consolidating the Cook County Clerk’s Office with the Cook County Recorder of Deeds in a binding referendum.