Many are without lawyers and more frightened and confused than ever.
Critics say Mayor 1 Percent’s rhetoric doesn’t line up with the policies he’s enacting.
For thousands of Chicagoans “living outside,” for better or worse, home is still where they make it.
The self-described “black sheep of Bridgeport” are struggling to hold on to housing.
The vacant, 62-acre site in the shadow of downtown Chicago is the closest thing some have to home.
Even as people bemoan its environmental and health effects, the prospect of its demise sparks fear and nostalgia.
The for-sale Pilsen SRO sees time running out under a city ordinance meant to preserve affordable housing.
Pro-environment talk is cheap. Which mayoral candidates will back it up?
Photography by Lloyd DeGrane. Text by Kari Lydersen.
Despite costly losses at the polls, the Illinois Greens insist they aren’t blue.
What would it take for the Fisk, Crawford, and State Line coal-fired power plants to close up shop? And what would happen if they did?
The scientist who developed the new eDNA test says there are already Asian carp in Lake Michigan.
The threat, the science, the culinary solution
Jeff Biggers explores the devastation coal has wrought on southern Illinois—and his own family.
Walid Ziada’s fellow cabbies say his attackers are getting off lightly—despite a new state law intended to protect taxi drivers