February 1, 2023 10:39 am

Illinois Town Will Pay $12 Million to Family After SWAT Officer Shot 12-Year-Old in Kneecap

According to a lawsuit, Amir Worship was sitting on the edge of his bed with his hands raised when an officer shot him, shattering his kneecap.

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January 27, 2023 4:20 am

HBO’s ‘South Side’ Is A Comedic Reflection On The Razing Of Chicago’s Black Neighborhoods

‘South Side’ is a self-aware but not self-conscious take on joy as an act of defiance in Chicago’s historically black neighborhoods.

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January 18, 2023 1:00 am

Brickbat: A Valuable Lesson

The Chicago Board of Ethics, the city inspector general, and the Chicago Public Schools inspector general are investigating after Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s re-election campaign sent an email to teachers asking them to get their students to volunteer for Lightfoot’s campaign. The letter suggested teachers should offer students class credit to get them to volunteer. Chicago’s…

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January 13, 2023 3:30 am

Review: Post-Roe America Is Unlikely To Resemble the One Seen in The Janes

An underground network in Chicago helped women terminate thousands of pregnancies amid abortion prohibition.

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January 12, 2023 11:02 am

Chicago Public Schools Will Call Child Services if You’re Late To Pick Up Your Kids From School

“My daughter rushed to the car and she’s like, ‘mommy DCFS came to the school, and the lady made it sound like we weren’t going to come home with you today,'” Tresa Razaaq told a local news station.

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