Christmas in North Lawndale for our In Your Neighborhood series. A sit-down with U.S. Attorney John Lausch. Calls to remove the “Trump” from Trump Tower. And a longtime Chicago journalist turns the page.
The governor quietly signs the new SAFE-T Act. Where things stand on new pot licenses. The brave new world of AI art. And a South Side comedian readies for his headlining debut at the Chicago Theatre.
CTA says it’s trying to close the huge staffing shortfall that’s been causing ghost trains and buses. Examining a legislature theory once called fringe that is now before the Supreme Court. And the possibilities of percussion.
A WTTW investigation finds dozens of CTA operators working 80-hour weeks. A new push to ban assault weapons. The University of Chicago wins an NCAA championship. And the local creator of the comedy series “South Side.”
Federally indicted Ald. Ed Burke finally calls it a career after 54 years. Lightfoot and García officially file their paperwork to run for mayor, Latino neighborhoods got socked with higher property taxes. And the SAFE-T act gets a revamp.
Changes underway for the state’s new criminal justice bill. Water woes in Robbins, we have a live report. Cook County homeowners paying more in property taxes. And why a pair of twin babies are big little miracles.
Congress takes action to avert a rail strike. Landmark same-sex marriage bill passes. State lawmakers tweak the SAFE-T Act. Jesús “Chuy” García secures a big endorsement. And why young people might face an epidemic of hearing loss.
Sen. Tammy Duckworth joins us to talk about the lame-duck session. The agenda for Springfield’s veto session. Are we on track for a rail worker strike? And Sandra Cisneros on her new collection of poems.
The last day for those running for mayor to make it official. Chicago police launch a new gang member tracking system. How many shopping days are left? And two architecture critics ask: who is this city for?
Inflation, gas prices, retail — we take a look at the top business stories of the year and look into our crystal ball for 2023.
Why the majority of Chicago polling places are inaccessible to people with disabilities. Rising rates of RSV, COVID and flu are straining pediatric hospitals. And how local Native Americans plan to celebrate Thanksgiving.
What a rail strike on the horizon could mean for you. The latest candidate in the race for mayor tells us why he’s running. And Congress members weigh in on the changes in leadership and much more.
Day one for mayoral candidates to turn in their paperwork — who’s in and who’s out? The Thanksgiving travel forecast. Major problems in big tech. And two massive productions on stage simultaneously at Lyric Opera.
Special counsel appointed to investigate Trump. A high profile, would-be candidate opts out of the mayoral race. Lightfoot institutes a full court press for the Red Line extension. And property tax mailings hit homeowners where it hurts.
Concerns from neighbors in Woodlawn as Obama Center construction resumes. Pat Quinn on whether he’ll run for mayor. A local couple races to stop ALS. And more with punk poet laureate Patti Smith.
Why delinquent Cook County property taxpayers face spiraling debt. Meeting Springfield’s new leaders. Who’s in and who’s out in the mayor’s race. And NASA heads back to the moon 50 years after Apollo 11.