Homeless people who live under Lake Shore Drive viaducts on the city's North Side are expressing "outrage" over the city's increased cleanings under the viaducts.
The U.S. economy added a less-than-expected 156,000 jobs in September, according to economists who had predicted jobs increasing by about 175,000 last month.
Chicago fast food workers rallied Thursday afternoon outside McDonald's in protest over allegations of "rampant sexual harassment" at the burger giant.
Former Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is one of seven individuals who have filed state and federal lawsuits in an effort to win an elected school board in Chicago.
Earned paid sick leave will soon become a reality for all workers in Cook County.
A coalition of Chicago parents and community groups is backing the Chicago Teachers Union's decision to strike next Tuesday if the union and school district fail to reach a contract agreement by then.
A recent analysis of 57 Midwest public colleges and universities shows that "most Illinois schools suffered significant decreases in enrollment from fall 2015-2016" after the yearlong state budget impasse.
A federal immigration agency has reversed its denial of a deferred action renewal request for an undocumented Chicago woman and activist.
Several religious, anti-abortion crisis pregnancy centers are suing Illinois over a recent amendment to the state's Health Care Right of Conscience law.