Authorities trying to protect neglected children have a hard job. But laws written to protect those children should never ensnare responsible parents.
The Chicago FOP's call for a federal probe of Foxx over the Jussie Smollett case is way over the top. Foxx screwed up, but she made amends.
Unlike the rest, Oprah has the advantage of a well-defined brand — one of empowerment, lifting up and bringing together.
“There I go again,” he’d catch himself, “telling stories about war and soldiers instead of teaching discipline and military tactics.”
This mayor, legend has it, first appeared during the Chicago Fire. He doused the fire with one hand and milked Mrs. O'Leary's cow with the other.
The Rauner administration delayed the progress of infrastructure projects that could reduce the threat of invasive species.
Chicago made the right choice with Lyft for bike share, and the only thing left on the table was an unworkable idea from Uber.
This election is about one thing: Upending Chicago's corrupt political system. On that score, only one candidate has earned your vote: Lori Lightfoot.
I was driving through a suburban neighborhood when I spotted a bizarre American flag flying from a pole near a house.
With Chicago’s historic election for mayor entering the home stretch, perhaps this is the time to remember another remarkable moment in the city’s pol
After the New Zealand terror attack, the differences between Jacinda Ardern and Donald Trump could not be more stark.
Racism is used for political manipulation and economic exploitation.
SNEED: The mayoral contender needs to be more transparent about the liens filed against her in Illinois and California.
Chicago is in dire need of better officer training that might have saved the life of Laquan McDonald.
Anyone shocked to read of today's Ivy League college cheating scandal hasn't been paying attention.
It happened half a world away. But the deadly mix of religious bigotry and white nationalism that struck New Zealand on Friday hit close to home.
A bunch of weak political arguments have been used so far against Gov. J.B. Pritzker's proposed constitutional amendment for a graduated income tax.
It is a strange thing, loving someone and being so full of admiration and yet so afraid of that person all at the same time
My support of strong black women for elected office is long, beginning as a member of the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther Party.
He is relentless when it comes to advocating for middle- and working-class Chicagoans.
For good reason, the American Academy of Pediatrics doesn't support parental notice or consent laws. The Legislature should repeal such a law here.
Lori Lightfoot for mayor, Ameya Pawar for treasurer plus 15 aldermanic endorsements.
Hairston, the incumbent, is the right person to see through the creation of the Obama Presidential Center.
After three shady aldermen in a row, voters will turn the page to a new, better day with this runoff. Jeanette Taylor is our pick.
In this heavily gerrymandered ward, we endorse Stephanie D. Coleman with every hope she will be her own alderman and not a placeholder.