The 25,000-member union remains in the hands of leaders who have fought for social justice inside and outside classrooms while creating a constant power struggle against the mayor’s office and Chicago Public Schools leadership.
Millennium Park shootout: Man, security guard exchange gunfire as more violence erupts at city’s premier downtown park
A 22-year-old man was attempting to enter the park in the first block of East Monroe Street but he refused to be checked for weapons at the entry point, police said.
The opinions in and around Chicago that inform, analyze, hold power accountable and entertain.
The Census Bureau bungle deprives Republicans of a main attack line: blaming Pritzker and Democrats for Illinois population loss — since, it turns out, the population grew.
“My dad’s not out there with me,” the Bulls icon’s son says. “At the end of the day, it’s my own legacy.”
The lightness in the mural near the Wilson Avenue L station is meant to draw people to its image of a father holding the lifeless body of his daughter — a comment on the lives lost in the Syrian and Afghan wars.
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Ginni Thomas, wife of Supreme Court Justice, pushed Arizona lawmakers to overturn 2020 election results, emails show
The revelations show that Thomas was more involved than previously known in efforts, based on unsubstantiated claims of fraud, to overturn President Biden’s victory and keep then-President Trump in office.
Chicago outdoors: Fox family, record skipjack, eating morels, the playwright Shakespeare and fishing
A photograph of a red fox family in Chicago, the world-record skipjack herring, some suggestions for preparing morel mushrooms, and a quote by Shakespeare on fishing are among the notes from around Chicago outdoors and beyond.
Cockburn might not even be drafted next month. That’s not something a first-team All-American last season wants to contemplate.
A man was wounded by a security guard during a shootout at Millennium Park.
We’re sure the answer is nothing a simple 10- or 15-game winning streak can’t fix.
The Williams wrist injury was a major setback to his development this past season, but the former No. 4 overall pick ended his first playoff appearance on a high note. That has to continue if the Bulls want to have a frontcourt that can get them out of the first round.
In one attack, three men, 36, 25 and 24, were in a car in the 8500 block of South Commercial Avenue about 5:20 a.m. when a dark colored SUV stopped next to them and someone inside opened fire, police said.
With Jeff Greenberg aboard, Blackhawks seek to ‘close the gap’ between baseball, hockey data systems
MLB teams have surged far ahead of NHL teams in terms of information gathering, processing and utilizing in decision-making. With Greenberg, a former Cubs executive, as their new associate general manager, the Hawks hope to adopt baseball’s advances.
A Greek house appeals to the very sociable straight-A college freshman, but her close-minded mother won’t hear of it.
Last year, the quarterbacks room wasn’t designed to serve Fields alone.
Without changes, the flood insurance program will collapse, and property owners will be on their own.
Payton Gendron, 18, a white suspect in the Buffalo shooting, is called a teenager. Michael Brown Jr., 18, Black victim of a police shooting, is referred to as a man.
After our long period of COVID-19 isolation, we have vicariously enjoyed the idea of a free-running animal weighing 1,300 pounds staking out her own turf.
Zalatoris hit the ball on the button whether he was in the fairway or the rough, running off three straight birdies in gentler afternoon conditions for a 5-under 65 and a one-shot lead over Mito Pereira of Chile.
Rising interest rates, high inflation, the war in Ukraine, and a slowdown in China’s economy are all punishing stocks and raising fears about a possible U.S. recession.
Kyle Mooney and Aidy Bryant are also expected to exit “SNL” after the season finale on Saturday night.
Pete’s Fresh Market and Cermak Fresh Market will host the grocery giveaway in 29 Chicago-area stores. The 15 participating gas stations have not been announced.
Chicago’s top cop has few answers about how an unarmed 13-year-old boy was shot and seriously wounded by a Chicago police officer
Boom, not bust? Illinois undercounted in 2020 census, actually grew to 13 million — largest population ever
The teams combined for 11 home runs on a breezy day at Wrigley Field. But the Diamondbacks hit seven of them — four off Cubs starter Kyle Hendricks. Josh Rojas hit three homers and David Peralta two as Cubs lost their third consecutive game after winning four straight.
The Census Bureau admitted last week that it had screwed up Illinois’ decennial headcount, and the state actually grew by about 250,000 people.
He was a past winner of the BBWAA Career Excellence Award, formerly the J. G. Taylor Spink Award, for meritorious contributions to baseball writing. He was the first winner of the prize who was not a member of the organization that votes for it, the Baseball Writers’ Association of America.
The Sox play a three-game series against the Yankees in New York this weekend.
“That’s the best that we can hope for, that however long Monty and Rose were going to be with us ... their young would go on to continue their story.”