Chicago Transit Authority ridership on both bus and rail plummeted at the start of COVID-19 and has struggled to recover to its pre-pandemic numbers, an analysis of CTA data shows.
Maps of ward-by-ward breakdowns show how Brandon Johnson erased a 13 percentage-point deficit in the general election to beat Paul Vallas. High crime areas on the South Side went heavily for Johnson.
Prices for everything have skyrocketed since the pandemic, and food costs have risen to an uncomfortably high level. The outlook for a decline in prices does not appear to be anywhere in the near future.
The 53-acre mixed-use development, Lincoln Yards, will neighbor several existing neighborhoods such as the affluent Lincoln Park neighborhood, Bucktown and Wicker Park.
Chicago tavern owners, as well as experts and studies, have been seeing a recent shift within the age-old drinking culture in the Windy City. Economics and COVID-19 have played key roles.
The partial closure, and expected full closure, of the Little Village Discount Mall is an example of a growing national trend of mall closings. More than 40 vendors have been forced out.
Young voters helped Brandon Johnson win the Chicago mayor's race, according to an analysis of Board of Elections data. The 25-to-34 age group had 17,000 more voters in the runoff than in the general election.
In 2021, the US saw an increase of 8% from gun-related deaths from 2020. There were a total of 48,830 gun-related deaths in the United States in 2021, more than half suicides.
Walmart has announced that it will be closing four of its stores in Chicago, including three on the South and West Sides. Pharmacies will remain open an extra 30 days.
The cybersecurity industry has been able to avoid fallout from the Silicon Valley Bank’s crisis, gaining in stock value over the last month, or at least, when facing losses.
After trailing early on Tuesday night, Brandon Johnson rallied to upset frontrunner Paul Vallas in the Chicago mayor's race.
Trailing by 16,000 votes, Paul Vallas conceded the Chicago mayor's race Tuesday night to progressive candidate Brandon Johnson
Nicole Lee retains her seat in Chicago's first Asian ward while community activist Angela Clay wins big in Uptown's 46th Ward.
From the polls to the parties, here's what's happening on social media channels on one of the most competitive Chicago runoff elections in years.
Bernie Sanders appeared at a UIC rally on Thursday in hopes of giving Brandon Johnson a boost heading into a tight race with Paul Vallas for Chicago mayor. The runoff is set for April 4.
The runoff elections are Tuesday and races in the 46th and 11th Aldermanic Wards are heating up. We take a look at several of the critical races.
The 2023 runoff elections are coming up on April 4, and our guide offers specifics of how and where to vote throughout the city, both on election day and early voting.
To nobody's surprise, Chicago's most-contested mayoral race in decades is headed for an April 4 runoff, though many mail-in ballots are still left to be counted.
Chicago's City Council races heated up with several candidates headed to runoff races. Angela Clay pulled an upset in the 46th Ward.
Citing fire code violations before the event began, Lori Lightfoot's PR team denied two Red Line Project journalists access to the election event. She was the only candidate to do so.