Only 3% of ballots cast on Feb. 28 came from youth voters. So what’s the deal? “It’s obvious to me that young people in that city don’t feel empowered by their governance,” said Della Volpe, author of “Fight: How Gen Z is Channeling Their Fear and Passion to Save America.”
The feds’ key witness, former ComEd Vice President Fidel Marquez, spent hours testifying Tuesday about how he and other ComEd executives fielded constant requests to find jobs for people he said were pushed for employment by Madigan, even when evaluations found their qualifications lacking.
A Northwestern University poll on the Brandon Johnson and Paul Vallas contest for mayor finds Latino voters are still “up for grabs” while race and a generational divide are also key factors in the election.
Kevin Powell sought refuge at a subway station. A CTA worker beat him viciously and left him for dead, prosecutors say.
”He was just a nice guy, never gave anyone no trouble,” said Willie Love, a supervisor at a Bronzeville soup kitchen who knew Powell from their younger days at the Robert Taylor Homes.
With more than 700 pieces from 26 different institutions in 11 countries, ‘First Kings of Europe’ details humanity’s journey from equality to hierarchy.
Mechanical engineers in the Creative Machines Lab at Columbia University have been experimenting with 3D-printed food (“food printers”) and laser cooking of food since 2005.
About 40 vendors got a six-week extension Monday afternoon, but most already had packed up. “They waited until the last moment to tell us,” said Griselda Estrada, standing in the store where she’s worked nearly 30 years.
Nashville shooter bought 7 guns before school attack; One of the officers who confronted suspect grew up in Chicago
Police say Audrey Hale bought weapons legally, hiding them from their parents. Hale did not target the victims but did target the school and planned the attack carefully.
Migrants at a detention center in Ciudad Juarez set fire to mattresses when they learned they would be deported. At least 40 people were killed, authorities say.
Meza, the first Latina to serve as the city’s chief attorney, told her staff another job opportunity was too great to pass up, sources say.
With an official groundbreaking Wednesday, infrastructure work will begin for the $4.3 billion Bronzeville Lakefront mixed-use project, called the largest ever in Chicago.
“Our downtown is half-vacant, a ghost town in the middle of the workweek. Our schools have lost a year of learning or more. Test scores have plummeted. Every public agency is facing a financial cliff,” Vallas told the City Club of Chicago.
Tourists, many of them Americans on spring break or studying abroad, posed for selfies in front of the giant marble statue, which features the Biblical David, naked with a sling over his shoulder and a rock in his hand, ready for battle with Goliath.
Updating lists of prominent endorsements from key political figures and organizations for each of Chicago’s mayoral runoff candidates.
The press is part of the clockwork circus of faux concern that arises after our routine gun massacres.
The man, 20, was driving in the 2200 block of South Sawyer Avenue when someone shot at his car.
Lynn Sweet was joined by freshmen in Congress, Jonathan Jackson and Delia Ramirez, and political strategists Aviva Bowen, Tom Bowen, Ron Holmes, Joanna Klonsky, Amy Qin, Tina Sfondeles and Fran Spielman to discuss the Chicago mayoral campaign.
The robberies occurred in the Deering, Ogden, Harrison and Town Hall police districts, with nine robberies reported in Brighton Park over an hour on Saturday.
The victims included three 9-year-old children, the school’s top administrator, a substitute teacher and a custodian.
Although cast iron cookware may help provide additional iron, it is not a reliable substitute for diet or medically recommended supplements.
6th, 21st Ward candidates discuss future of South Side ahead of runoff: Time to ‘resurrect dreams of residents’
Four community leaders vie for City Council seats left open by the departures of longtime alderpersons Sawyer and Brookins.
Five months after a City Council appointment from Mayor Lori Lightfoot, Ald. Timmy Knudsen only got about a quarter of the vote in February. Now he’s lining up other Democratic support to survive a runoff with Brian Comer.
The proposals deemed eligible for city subsidies together call for more than 1,000 housing units, a third of them affordable, and more than $550 million in investment to address downtown vacancies.
A housing organizer faces a Walgreens executive in the 46th Ward. In the 48th, a housing developer backed by the outgoing alderperson is running against a small business owner who would be the first Filipina on the City Council.
Three men were ejected from the car traveling inbound at Cicero Monday night. The surviving 42-year-old man is in critical condition.
Highland Park shooting survivor — in Nashville when another massacre unfolded — rips lack of action on guns
Ashbey Beasley, who was at the Highland Park July 4th parade shooting, went viral after addressing the media in the wake of a shooting that killed three students and three adults at a Nashville elementary school.