Let’s hope voters in states from North Dakota to West Virginia appreciate senatorial independence from Trump.
The Illinois legislature could vote again this week on whether to allow drones equipped with controversial facial recognition software to monitor large public events.
Suburbs including Melrose Park, Berwyn, and River Forest say the doctors and drug companies oversold opioids, “causing widespread harm.”
Neither of the off-duty officers involved in the shooting or the dispute that preceded it were in full uniform, as police have claimed.
Cook County voters overwhelmingly came down in favor of making weed completely legal Tuesday.
While a report of a gun on campus turned out to be a hoax, it heightened fears on a day of a nationwide walkout.
Mayor Emanuel’s picks for reading, dining, and recreation, from fly fishing to Faust to Four Moon Tavern
We listened to all 18 hours of it so you don’t have to.
The Cook County commissioner also opens up about his flip on the soda tax and why he decided not to take challenge Rahm again.
Is a 20-minute ride to the airport really worth $30 and millions of dollars of taxpayer money?
Attorney general hopeful Sharon Fairley says there’s more to her candidacy than her work for IPRA.
The Reader’s archive is vast and varied, going back to 1971. Every day in Archive Dive, we’ll dig through and bring up some finds. For years, the “Our Town” section of the Reader profiled ordinary Chicagoans doing ordinary things. You’d read about it for the way the writing brought them to life. Neal Pollack’s 2000 “Coffee […]
The mayor brings in a new CPS CEO, Janice Jackson, just in time to shutter more schools.
The brownnosing Chicago Public Schools CEO gets “dunked on” after questioning the honesty of tough-as-nails Tenth Ward alderman Susan Sadlowski Garza.
If city and state officials are successful in their effort to persuade the behemoth online retailer to build a second headquarters here, Chicagoans can all expect to pay big.