Janice Jackson, left, appears on “Chicago Tonight” on April 19, 2018. Eddie Johnson, right, speaks during a news conference Tuesday, March 26, 2019. (AP Photo / Teresa Crawford)

Lightfoot Keeps Police and Schools Chiefs, Makes Additional Appointments

On her first full day in office, Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced a number of leaders who will serve in her administration, as well as several senior staff members.

Clarence Darrow with Leopold and Loeb. Photo: Chicago History Museum

The "Crime of the Century"

Ninety-five years ago, two brilliant young men from wealthy families kidnapped and murdered a young boy, just to prove they could. Revisit the ghastly story of Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb.

Lily Collins as Fantine in Les Miserables. Photo: Robert Viglasky / Lookout Point

Stream All of 'Les Misérables'

Did you miss some of our epic, six-part adaptation of Les Misérables starring Lily Collins, Olivia Colman, and other greats? WTTW Passport members can stream it all at any time, at any pace. You could even watch it all at once! 

As new products come on the market, traditional beef patties are being challenged by plant-based alternatives. (Engin_Akyurt / Pixabay)

Move Over, Meat! Alternative Options Growing in Popularity

There might be a new kind of meat cooking on the grill this weekend – alternative meat. But what is it? And why the craze?

Little girl standing by her lemonade stand

Easy Summer Volunteer Ideas for Families

Between camps, vacations, and reunions this summer make room to serve up some service. Here are 10 fun ways to give back with your kids.

Brand new living room.

Home Makeover Treasure

This $10,000 Walter E. Smithe gift card is a home decorator’s dream come true. Transform your home with stylish, comfortable, on-trend new furnishings. Enter today for your chance to win!

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