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TLC makes every ‘CrazySexyCool’ show feel like ‘a big old backyard boogie’

T-Boz and Chilli come to Tinley Park as part of a national tour to commemorate their hit sophomore album, which touted messages of female empowerment and safe sex and was certified diamond.

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CTA to require all employees get fully vaccinated against COVID-19

All CTA employees are required to be fully vaccinated by Oct. 25 unless they have a religious or medical exemption.

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Space podcast for kids connects with NASA astronauts

"REACH: A Space Podcast for Kids" met live with NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station on Expedition 65 and discussed the ethics of space exploration.

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Another formerly homeless vet gets help furnishing his home

Mark McKenna, who was discharged from the Navy in 1986, entered his refurbished apartment for the first time Friday. His apartment is the 406th home to be furnished by the nonprofit Humble Design since the Chicago chapter was founded in 2017.

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Ex-manager who sued Abbott Laboratories for discrimination loses court case

Jacinta "Jay" Downing, the former Midwest sales region manager for the North Shore company, had claimed she was denied promotions and retaliated against even before she was let go in 2015.

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Faith leaders pray for Rev. Jesse Jackson and his wife, Jacqueline

The Jacksons were hospitalized Saturday after testing positive for COVID-19.

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Chicago youth offer public policy suggestions to city leaders through Mikva Challenge

Mikva Challenge youth members made public policy recommendations to Chicago officials about issues of inequity affecting youth. Approved recommendations will begin implementation in the fall.

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Snowbirds Monty and Rose leave Montrose Beach; piping plover pair go south for winter

Monty and Rose, Chicago’s famous piping plovers, have migrated. Monty is in Texas while Rose flew to Florida. Their chicks remain in the Great Lakes area.

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La familia de Adam Toledo elige una granja en Wisconsin para un refugio de jóvenes

Adam’s Place se construirá en una granja de 70 acres cerca de Potosi, Wisconsin.

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Adam Toledo’s family picks Wisconsin farm for Adam’s Place, rural refuge for inner-city kids

His family and their attorneys say it will be built on a Wisconsin farm to honor the 13-year-old and help save other young boys from the lure of city streets.