By Joanna M. Foster on December 3, 2013
Six major U.S, school system band together to help make more sustainable cafeterias an affordable reality.
By Sy Mukherjee on November 17, 2013
The victims include a 16-year-old girl who was shot in the ankle and a 48-year-old man shot as two men tried to rob him.
By Aviva Shen on November 6, 2013
It was the officer's third shooting and second killing in six months.
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By Kiley Kroh on October 15, 2013
Petroleum coke, a byproduct of tar sands refining, is building up along Chicago's Calumet River and alarming residents.
By Judd Legum on September 27, 2013
Seven years ago John Collins was charged with aggravated battery of a police officer, a felony in Illinois. He was sent to a Cook County jail and bond was set at $75,000, which he could not pay.
By Tara Culp-Ressler on September 3, 2013
This year, Chicago will become the largest urban school district to mandate comprehensive sex ed requirements at every grade level. Conservatives aren't exactly pleased.
By Sy Mukherjee on July 12, 2013
By Marina Fang, Guest Contributor on July 11, 2013
By Rebecca Leber on July 5, 2013
By Alyssa Rosenberg on July 3, 2013