The South Side of Chicago has long been plagued with some of the highest crime rates in the nation, but a man of faith is trying to transform the area by focusing on the everyday needs of those who live…
More than 50 people were shot during the holiday weekend in Chicago. Often, when we talk about the city — and its school system — we hear about too much violence and too little money. Jeffrey Brown talks to poet…
The growARTS program grew from a volunteer operation to one run by full-time staff. For the adults in the program who couldn't express themselves verbally, art gave them another outlet for expression.
By William Isaac, The Conversation and Andi Dixon, The Conversation
New research argues predictive policing tools reinforce, rather than reimagine, existing police practices, which could lead to further targeting of communities or people of color.
By Sophia Tareen, Associated Press
Former President Barack Obama unveiled plans for his future presidential center, painting a picture of a buzzing hub for youth and community programs on the South Side of Chicago where he raised his family and launched his political career.
By Sadie Gurman and Eric Tucker, Associated Press
The Justice Department asked a federal judge for more time to "review and assess" a proposed agreement to overhaul the Baltimore police department, saying it needed to determine how it might conflict with the agenda of new Attorney General Jeff…
Some worry that poet Gwendolyn Brooks is in danger of being forgotten. “The Golden Shovel Anthology,” a new book of poems honoring Brooks, seeks to make sure that doesn’t happen.
By PBS NewsHour
In his first week in office, President Donald Trump's actions have had particular significance in Chicago. The president signed an executive order withholding federal grant money from “sanctuary cities,” which includes Chicago, and said he would “send in the Feds”…
By Associated Press
President Donald Trump is serving notice he's ready to "send in the Feds" if Chicago can't reduce its homicide figures.
By Josh Lederman and Darlene Superville, Associated Press
President Barack Obama bid farewell to the nation Tuesday in an emotional speech that sought to comfort a country on edge over rapid economic changes, persistent security threats and the election of Donald Trump.
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