The UIC faculty and administration are working out final details on a contract that took nine months to negotiate. Classes could resume this week.
News of UIC's faculty strike that started late Monday night spread far and wide. This page is a running update of social media coverage from the protests and bargaining sessions.
Chicago is plagued by mass shootings throughout the city, but data show that one area has largely been spared -- the school system.
Julian Salazar, brother of Uvalde school shooting victim Layla Salazar, talks about coping with the loss of his little sister months after the attack.
One study said more than 1 million K-12 students in the US are homeless; some experts say that total is underreported.
As universities have returned to in-person instruction, they are overwhelmed with students in need of housing, but can't afford increasing costs.
Liquor license requests to the city from North Side and West Loop bars and restaurants has boomed as new places open during the pandemic.
West Loop residents are concerned after three kidnapping attempts in August led to only one arrest. Public outcry has been directed at city officials.
The area surrounding the Ukrainian Village, including Lincoln Park, Bucktown, Lakeview and the Near North Side, has seen 820 reported burglaries in from Jan. 1 to Nov. 13.
While Chicago Police and the CTA say crime is down on trains, buses and platforms, those drops come from historic highs during the pandemic.
The Bears are studying a potential move to Arlington Heights with a new stadium and entertainment, but Chicago officials hope to keep them with renovations to Soldier Field.
With the need for poll workers growing since the start of the pandemic, several states, including Illinois, have turned to high school students to fill the void.
It was a short night for Democratic incumbent JB Pritzker, who took to the podium early Tuesday night after being reelected as Illinois governor.
Darren Bailey took his time at his election night party before finally conceding the race to Democratic incumbent JB Pritzker, keeping attendees waiting up to three hours.
Incumbent Democrat Tammy Duckworth easily beat Republican challenger Kathy Salvi with 56.2% of the vote to Salvi's 42.1%.
Democrat Alexi Giannoulias, out of the political picture for more than a decade, won the Illinois Secretary of State race easily over Republican Dan Brady.
Election night coverage from the Illinois midterms: Gov. JB Pritzker and US Senator Tammy Duckworth are reelected with convincing wins.
How does Illinois search stack up for the state's gubernatorial race? And what issues are Illinois voters searching the most as Election Day approaches?
According to Rent.com, the average price of renting an apartment is between $1,357 to $2,322 in Chicago, depending on the size of the unit. But there are affordable options.
Chicago and New York City remain the most diverse cities in the United States, but there are shifts in populations in other major U.S. cities. Explore the data.