by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on 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 Posted on 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 Posted on May 12, 2014
Illinois law does not mandate that these large piles of oil refining byproduct be covered or enclosed.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on March 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 Posted on March 26, 2014
Funding cuts have turned Cook County's jail into the largest mental health provider in America.
by Aviva Shen Posted on March 12, 2014
Chicago police have been able to keep misconduct complaints secret -- until now.
by Bryce Covert Posted on March 7, 2014
Chicago's city council is considering a paid sick leave ordinance that could come with big benefits for employers.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on March 4, 2014
The three largest cities in America -- New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago -- will soon regulate electronic cigarettes like regular tobacco products.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on February 26, 2014
“Former students are watching and waiting for the University of Chicago to do the right thing.”
by Zack Ford Posted on February 22, 2014
Rather than wait until the law takes effect June 1, Illinois same-sex couples can now obtain marriage licenses, at least in Cook County.