The controversial program was meant to redress the city’s deep divides. But politics, and the CHA’s bungling, killed it. The Reader dives into its demise.
But with the stalemate in Springfield, only one of his ideas has come to fruition. The Tribune details what he wants.
As an alderman, Ed Burke approved the construction of Trump Tower; his law firm won a 39 percent cut in its property taxes. The Sun-Times investigates.
Will Tom Dart run for mayor? Once again, the answer is… maybe. Chicago sits down with Cook County’s top law-enforcement official.
Numbers are hard to come by, but the estimates are in the tens of thousands every year. Nonetheless, the city is more bird-friendly than you might think. WBEZ explores the Mississippi flyway.
Unemployment for Chicago’s black workforce is twice that of its Hispanic workforce, and almost three times as high as its white workforce. The Chicago Reporter goes inside the numbers.
She joined the Chicago Police Department in 1913, becoming both a detective and a media star. Alternet tells her story.
Trump promised his Gary casino would be epic—but the Majestic Star looks like a drab motel. NPR pays a visit there, and to thriving Kokomo.
Want to know how to bike in Chicago? This pro knows. Chicago talks to Nico Deportago-Cabrera.
After a Bloomberg investigation found that majority-black neighborhoods were left out of the company’s service, Bobby Rush alerted the FTC. But the company is going along. Bloomberg Technology follows up.
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