Susana Mendoza is in the race for mayor. Outrage and confusion surround the fatal police shooting of a security guard. Chicago gets the big snub from Amazon. And the Bears get ready for their prime time matchup against Minnesota.
A scorching accusation by a candidate for Illinois governor adds fuel to the gentrification debate in Chicago.
Seventeen years after Mayor Daley launched his plan to transform the Chicago Housing Authority, WBEZ examines promises kept – and broken.
A new book by Natalie Moore about the South Side blends personal history with investigative reporting to tell the story of a segregated city and misunderstood neighborhoods.
Joel Weisman and his guests continue the conversation online by talking about Mary Ann Ahern’s question to Bruce Rauner.
Chicago Housing Authority CEO Charles Woodyard's resignation was announced at a CHA board meeting on Tuesday. Natalie Moore, WBEZ's South Side reporter, joins us with the details. Read Woodyard's resignation letter.
It's the largest redevelopment of public housing in U.S. history -- and the final phase of that plan begins now.
“Gang-related” is a label that the Chicago Police Department applies to most murders in the city. Some residents inside Chicago neighborhoods, and even some crime experts, say police are too loose with the term.
More than a decade after Chicago Housing Authority demolitions, how are displaced residents affecting their new neighborhoods? A new study may have answers.
Cook County is forcing banks to keep up vacant properties undergoing foreclosure. But the city is being sued over a similar law. We look at the future of the County ordinance.
The Chicago Housing Authority's "Plan for Transformation" is now in its 11th year. But with a new CEO at the helm, what's next for the CHA? Natalie Moore of WBEZ is here with the details.