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Public Speaker Removed from City Council Meeting

Sean Estelle speaks at the Feb. 1, 2023, Chicago City Council meeting.

Public Speaker Removed from City Council Meeting

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WTTW News Explains: How Does Lake Effect Snow Work?

A look at how lake effect snow works in the Chicago area.

WTTW News Explains: How Does Lake Effect Snow Work?

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WTTW News Explains: What Is Chicago's Street Grid System?

When it comes to directions in Chicago, you just need to know the grid.

WTTW News Explains: What Is Chicago's Street Grid System?

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More Chicago Families Turning to Private, Charter Schools

A number of Chicago parents are sending their kids to private or charter schools.

More Chicago Families Turning to Private, Charter Schools

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Communities of Color See Need for Diverse Therapists

Mental health advocates say there is a need for diverse therapists.

Communities of Color See Need for Diverse Therapists

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Lincoln Park Zoo Lion Expecting Cub

A lion at Lincoln Park Zoo is expecting.

Lincoln Park Zoo Lion Expecting Cub

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Homicide Clearance Rate Lower in Chicago’s Black Communities

CPD solves roughly half of homicides each year. The rate is lower in Black communities.

Homicide Clearance Rate Lower in Chicago’s Black Communities

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Chicago Police Eject Resident from City Council Meeting

The resident did not appear to have violated any rules. City officials want answers.

Chicago Police Eject Resident from City Council Meeting

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Chicago House DJ Up for Grammy Award This Weekend

Terry Hunter is up for an award celebrating a music style that originated in Chicago.

Chicago House DJ Up for Grammy Award This Weekend

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‘Rooftop Pastor’ Corey Brooks Gets $8M Donation

The South Side pastor has raised more than $28 million toward a Woodlawn community center.

‘Rooftop Pastor’ Corey Brooks Gets $8M Donation

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In Your Neighborhood: Woodstock Willie Sees Her Shadow

Hundreds of "Groundhog Day" fans braved frigid cold to wait for Willie’s prognostication.

In Your Neighborhood: Woodstock Willie Sees Her Shadow

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City Opens Temporary Shelter in Shuttered Woodlawn School

Despite pushback from residents, the school is now housing about 100 migrants.

City Opens Temporary Shelter in Shuttered Woodlawn School

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Watchdog Investigation Finds Chicago Cop Evaded Tickets

A former Chicago police officer is facing felony perjury and forgery charges.

Watchdog Investigation Finds Chicago Cop Evaded Tickets

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Spotlight Politics: Chicago Mayoral Race Heats Up

The WTTW News Spotlight Politics team on the latest local and national headlines.

Spotlight Politics: Chicago Mayoral Race Heats Up

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Black History Month's Chicago Connection

The theme of Black History Month in 2023 is "Black Resistance."

Black History Month's Chicago Connection

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Why Are Chicago Elections Nonpartisan?

Chicago has held nonpartisan elections since 1999.

Why Are Chicago Elections Nonpartisan?

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Renewed Push to Ratify Equal Rights Amendment

Though 38 states ratified the ERA, decades have passed since a Congressional deadline.

Renewed Push to Ratify Equal Rights Amendment

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Hockey Hall of Famer Bobby Hull Dies at 84

Chicago Blackhawks legend Bobby Hull has died at age 84.

Hockey Hall of Famer Bobby Hull Dies at 84

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Foxx: Why Cook County Is No Longer Prosecuting R. Kelly

Cook County is ending its nearly 4-year case against R&B singer R. Kelly.

Foxx: Why Cook County Is No Longer Prosecuting R. Kelly

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Chicago City Council Gets Look at ComEd Deal

Mayor Lori Lightfoot is urging the City Council to extend a deal with ComEd.

Chicago City Council Gets Look at ComEd Deal

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Candidate Under Fire After CPS Parade Marching

A City Council candidate's supporters marched with a CPS contingent at a parade.

Candidate Under Fire After CPS Parade Marching

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Area Oil Refineries Among Worst Water Polluters, Study Says

A nonprofit studied pollution by oil refineries and the discharge of toxic chemicals.

Area Oil Refineries Among Worst Water Polluters, Study Says

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‘Winter Dreams’ Art Exhibit Celebrates the Season

Artists are examining and embracing the frigid season with bold artwork.

‘Winter Dreams’ Art Exhibit Celebrates the Season

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Memphis Authorities Release Video in Tyre Nichols' Death

Five Memphis police officers were fired and charged with second-degree murder.

Memphis Authorities Release Video in Tyre Nichols' Death