Hundreds protest abortion bans, show support for Illinois reproductive rights bill at Federal Plaza rally

DePaul University freshman Sara Awaleh was in her dorm room last week when one of her friends attending school in Birmingham, Ala., texted a group … Continue reading

Lori Lightfoot sworn in as Chicago’s first black woman and first openly gay mayor: ‘Get ready because reform is here.’

As Lori Lightfoot completed her ascension Monday from a long-shot candidate to Chicago’s first black woman and openly gay mayor, the former federal prosecutor stood … Continue reading

Jon Lester’s worst outing of the season ends in a 5-2 loss to the Nationals, but the Cubs file a protest

After allowing five earned runs in his first 38 2/3 innings this season, Cubs left-hander Jon Lester’s mastery ended quickly Saturday night. Lester was tagged … Continue reading

OPRF High School will not distribute yearbooks due to hate-symbol concerns over ‘circle game’ photos

Administrators at Oak Park and River Forest High School have said the district’s yearbook will not be distributed in its current format after several photos … Continue reading