“We’re doing everything we can to get as many pools across the city open,” said Daphne Johnson, the Park District’s chief program officer.
Lightfoot tells those worried about getting abortions after Supreme Court ruling: ‘Come to Chicago.’
Experts predict about 20,000 more people will come to Illinois for access to abortion care as a result of Friday’s ruling overturning Roe v. Wade.
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GOP gov hopefuls: ‘Historic’ overturn of Roe v. Wade signals ‘battle for life in the frontlines moves right here to Illinois’
Republican Jesse Sullivan declared, “What a beautiful day.” GOP frontrunner Darren Bailey called the Supreme Court ruling “historic and welcomed.” If either wins in November, he’d likely still face Democrats in Springfield determined to keep the state’s abortion laws and even try to expand them.
Superb ‘Un ballo in maschera’ reminds us why Riccardo Muti remains one of the great interpreters of Verdi’s operas
Much like the CSO conductor’s operatic offerings that have come before, this performance was a thrilling, utterly memorable evening of music-making on every level.
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Women don’t matter and they shouldn’t have agency over their own bodies, the conservative justices might as well have said in their support for Justice Samuel Alito’s abhorrent opinion overturning Roe v. Wade.
Democrats need to strategize how to support organizations that now bear the burden of ensuring that impoverished women get access to safe abortions, as well-heeled women do.
Nearing the midway point of the season, Vandersloot is once again at the top of the league in assists averaging 7.1 per game, less than one assist per game behind Natasha Cloud (7.4). She’s led the league in assists for the past four seasons.
Planned Parenthood of Illinois has a list of demands that is worth looking at as a possible roadmap.
Anti-abortion organizations say they are dedicated to fight for the lives of the unborn throughout the Midwest amid the overturning of Roe v. Wade.
There is nothing free or brave about America when Republicans refuse to stand up to the religious right.
Pittsburgh visits Northwestern and Illinois will host Syracuse.
The bill would incrementally toughen requirements for young people to buy guns, deny firearms from more domestic abusers and help local authorities temporarily take weapons from people judged to be dangerous.
The organization, which includes 300 labor unions across the city, says many union workers have become part of crime statistics.
While studying at the University of Chicago in 1935, Dunham, born this week on June 22, 1909, won a fellowship to research native dances in Haiti and the West Indies.
Unable to agree to a long-term deal in talks that ended on Opening Day, the sides split the difference between the proposed arbitration figures they exchanged on March 22: $21 million by Judge and $17 million by the Yankees.
Lanny Cantway, 19, was charged with aggravated discharge of a firearm for allegedly shooting at the 24th District station on Clark Street, police said.
Sylvia Bugg, chief programming executive and general manager for general audience programming for PBS, says it’s the stories behind the food that make the show compelling.
After a draft opinion leaked earlier this year, the Supreme Court has voted to strike down the landmark Roe v. Wade decision with its decision in the case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization.
They were standing on a sidewalk at 79th and Lafayette Avenue when someone approached and opened fire Thursday evening, Chicago police said.
Chicago cop who pulled woman by her hair and knelt on her neck falsely claimed someone in her car was armed with hammer, oversight agency finds
“Officer (David) Laskus fabricated the existence of the hammer to justify his actions,” the Civilian Office of Police Accountability states in a 22-page report about the confrontation outside Brickyard Mall on May 31, 2020.
Wandering Wolf Road Prairie with E.J. Neafsey and Joel Greenberg is a sure way to savor the plants, birds and history of a one-of-a-kind remnant prairie in Chicago’s suburbs.
17-year-old boy among 3 people killed by gunfire in Chicago Thursday, two 13-year-old boys among 13 others wounded
One person was killed and three others were wounded in a mass shooting in Gresham.
The 81-year-old man is counting on his daughter and her husband to care for them, but his wife doesn’t want to be reliant on them.
Chicago Park District security cameras aren’t doing the job, Ald. Michele Smith, Ald. Byron Sigcho-Lopez, parks advocates say
Smith says the cameras, which parks employees rarely monitor, aren’t of high enough resolution to be tied into city Office of Emergency Management and Communication systems.
A ride-share driver was sitting in his Hyundai sedan in the 1400 block of West Foster Avenue when two 18-year-old men forced him out of the car at gunpoint.
They were outside with a group of people in the 11400 block of South Vincennes Avenue early Friday when someone fired shots and fled in a black sedan.
The man, 19, was arguing with someone in the 800 block of East 132nd Street early Friday when he was shot in the shoulder, Chicago police said.