From the Second Amendment to OxyContin Settlements, Here Are the Major Supreme Court Cases to Watch

The docket already includes major cases concerning the intersection between... Read More

Science & Nature

October in Chicago Is Off to a Scorching Start After a Hotter Than Normal September

But fear not lovers of all things fall, more seasonal weather is on the way... Read More

Astros fan cheering.

Coming up

Frontline - The Astros Edge: Triumph and Scandal in Major League Baseball

The Houston Astros cheating scandal and what it says about baseball today. With reporter Ben Reiter, the making of one of the best teams and worst scandals in modern MLB history, the limited accountability and how Astros baseball changed the sport.


Van der Valk Recap: Season 3 Episode 5

Van der Valk is called to a castle where a magic ritual is taking place—along with a murder.

Van der Valk

Latino Voices

Celebrate Latino-Owned Businesses During Latin Restaurant Weeks

Karinn Chavarria: “The beautiful thing about Latin Restaurant Weeks is the diversity within the diversity.” 

Karinn Chavarria

Chicago Stories

The Race to Reverse the River

Chicago had a couple of things working against it when it came to healthy water: its low-lying geography, and a lack of reliable, sanitary infrastructure.

Chicago workers

For parents

Art Projects Using Leaves

Autumn is a great time to help children re-explore their neighborhoods using all their senses.

Child creating art with leaves.
Inside Rubi's Tacos where employees are passing off dishes


Nonprofit Helps Chicago Restaurant Entrepreneurs Serve Up Success

DishRoulette Kitchen offers free classes and support to restaurant entrepreneurs. The mission is to share information about how to start, run and scale up restaurant businesses in ways that make sense for entrepreneurs.

Mayor Richard J. Daley overlooks the Chicago skyline with Marina City in the background


What to Watch in October

Chicago Stories continues with documentaries on Pullman, Jane Addams, Richard J. Daley, and candy, while Ken Burns tells the story of the American Buffalo and Frontline looks at Elon Musk's Twitter Takeover, and more.

Jess and Sunny hold up the police badges

Drama and Mystery

Unforgotten's Fifth Season

Jess and Sunny get ever closer to discovering what happened on the night Precious died, and how everyone is related to her.

A door reading Mental Health Crisis Care


As Rates of Suicide Rise Among Young Black People, Research Shows Early Intervention Can Help Save Lives

The CDC said suicide rates increased by 37% for Black people 10 to 24 years old, the highest rise of any category, from 2018 to 2020. A National Institutes of Health study found among children ages 5 to 12, Black children were twice as likely to die by suicide as their White counterparts.

Family cooking together.

For parents

What Are Your Favorite Family Traditions?

Honoring family traditions is important to kids and grown-ups across backgrounds and cultures. Sharing special traditions can strengthen family bonds and create a sense of belonging to children and grown-ups. Traditions can help us connect with cultural or religious roots. They are often shared and passed on to others — sometimes through generations.

2024 Subaru Forester in the forest.

Enter to Win

Grand Prize: 2024 Subaru Forester

The 2024 Subaru Forester delivers all-weather confidence, the ultimate in driving comfort, and seamless, intuitive technology. It’s also the only small SUV to receive the IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+ award for 16 straight years. The Forester is the SUV for all you love — and for wherever life takes you.

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