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Data: Tracking Chicago’s Gas Prices Over the Past 22 Years
With gas prices at an all-time high in Chicago, we look back at the past 22 years of gas costs in the city. As of June 6, regular unleaded hit $6 a gallon in the city.
Chicago Carjackings Continue to Rise During the Pandemic
Chicago had a 31% increase in carjackings in just one year following the start of the pandemic, between 2020 and 2021. The city's numbers are higher than every other large city.
Carjackings in Chicago: Who is Impacted and How You Can Help
From Jan. 1, 2021 to April 14, 2022 there have been 2,296 carjackings in Chicago. Jeep Grand Cherokees and Toyota Camrys have been targeted the most by carjackers, data show.
CTA Continues Struggle Making El Stations Accessible
Forty-two CTA rail stations are non-accessible to those with mobility disabilities, lacking elevators and other amenities. Some stations were last updated in the 1930s.
Map: Illinois Ranks Sixth Nationally in Work Commute Time
The average Illinois work commute takes about 29.2 minutes, sixth-highest nationally, according to a 2019 US Census study. See the US map and data.
CTA Ridership Picking up After Dropping During Pandemic
After two years of decreasing ridership with the pandemic, the CTA is starting to see its numbers rise again as the city opens up more and COVD-19 cases drop.
Long-Term Changes, Impact for CTA Red-Purple Modernization
The Red and Purple Modernization Program (RPM) will rebuild the Lawrence, Argyle, Berwyn and Bryn Mawr stations. But what impact will this have on the Uptown neighborhood?
Data: Northwest, West Sides Hotbeds for Abandoned Vehicles
While carjackings have been an issue in Chicago, so have abandoned vehicles. Data shows the West and Northwest Sides are hotbeds for them.
Pritzker Defeats Bailey for Another Term as Governor
Election Night Comes to a Bitter End for Bailey and His Supporters
Duckworth Reelected to U.S. Senate in Big Win Over Salvi
Emotional Giannoulias Wins Secretary of State Race Convincingly
Midterm Election Night Updates: Pritzker, Duckworth Lock Up Races Early
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Outbreak: COVID-19 in Chicago
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