by Bryce Covert Jul 8, 2014
September will mark the first time that all Chicago students can get free meals, regardless of income.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Jun 5, 2014
"Today, we’re saying enough is enough -- it’s time for these companies to end these irresponsible practices and be held accountable for their deceptive actions."
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee May 29, 2014
A district-wide test tasked seventh graders with picking the stronger of two anti-immigration positions before officials temporarily pulled the question.
by Igor Volsky May 20, 2014
The police officer yelled racial and ethnic slurs and predicted that the owners of the salon would kill her and her family.
by Emily Atkin May 12, 2014
Illinois law does not mandate that these large piles of oil refining byproduct be covered or enclosed.
by Joanna M. Foster Mar 27, 2014
The New York City Council introduced legislation Wednesday that would charge customers 10 cents for plastic or paper bags at most city stores.
by Sy Mukherjee Mar 26, 2014
Funding cuts have turned Cook County's jail into the largest mental health provider in America.
by Aviva Shen Mar 12, 2014
Chicago police have been able to keep misconduct complaints secret -- until now.
by Bryce Covert Mar 7, 2014
Chicago's city council is considering a paid sick leave ordinance that could come with big benefits for employers.
by Sy Mukherjee Mar 4, 2014
The three largest cities in America -- New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago -- will soon regulate electronic cigarettes like regular tobacco products.