Fifteen newcomers blew us away. Chicago makes the picks.
For years, devoted activists called for a trauma center at the University of Chicago. Here’s how they finally won. Crain’s devotes a two-part series to the process.
Well, they go out. At a faster rate than they come in. WBEZ follows the money.
Chicago violence takes its toll on the people who cover it. Trib reporter Peter Nickeas opens up at Medium.
A Chicago cop shot three men in six months before being put on indefinite desk duty—which he stayed on for years before resigning. Buzzfeed investigates.
Without a state budget, it will cease to pay employees at the end of April. The New York Times visits the South Side university.
As Chicago’s school-choice model empties its neighborhood schools, one CPS high school is trying to succeed as one. The Atlantic goes to Austin High School.
All five were on the wrestling team at Yorkville High School, where the future House speaker’s rise began. The Tribune breaks a bombshell.
A decade ago, Jaime Galvan died at the facility. His family is still seeking answers. The Guardian pieces together his story.
“Well, we met with the CTA and just kind of asked.” Chicago talks to 25-year-old director Austin Vesely, who shot the artist’s new video.