“The Billboard” is a play written by Natalie Moore. (Credit: “The Billboard”)

“The Billboard,” a book-turned-play, follows a fictional health clinic in Englewood at the center of a political race and fight for reproductive rights. It was written by WBEZ reporter Natalie Moore.

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.

Demolition of Cabrini-Green homes (Joe M500 / Wikimedia Commons)

Seventeen years after Mayor Daley launched his plan to transform the Chicago Housing Authority, WBEZ examines promises kept – and broken.

A group of girls walk in Englewood. This building is across the street from one of 50 Chicago Public Schools that closed in 2013. (Photo by Bill Healy)

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.

Joel Weisman and his panel of journalists discuss this week’s headlines.

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.

William Balfour; Image credit: Cook County Sheriff's Dept.

Is justice near for the slain family members of singer Jennifer Hudson? And how much does her celebrity complicate the case? We have details from the murder trial.

More than a decade after Chicago Housing Authority demolitions, how are displaced residents affecting their new neighborhoods? A new study may have answers.

Natalie Moore

Find out how the Chicago Housing Authority is recalibrating its plan for transformation from the organization’s CEO. Natalie Moore from WBEZ has the story.

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.

It's one business that has done well through the economic downturn. WBEZ's Natalie Moore tells us about the thriving pawnshop business in Chicago.

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.