Nurses in support of the state's stay at home order stage a counter demonstration to protesters at the James R. Thompson Center on May 1, 2020.Lenny Gilmore/Block Club Chicago

Chicago Nurses Show Up To Denounce Open Illinois Protesters: ‘We Are Tired Of Seeing People Die’

About 200 protesters gathered outside the Thompson Center Friday to call for an end to the state's stay at home order. But nurses weren't having it.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published
Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Here’s How Chicago Schools Voted On Police In Schools So Far

So far, 33 councils have decided to retain the police program, while 12 councils will remove police from schools. More than 70 schools with police officers will need to vote by Friday.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published

Wicker Park Airbnb Rental Investigated After Weekend Shooting

The Aloha Mothership was advertised as a cool spot for bachelorette parties in Wicker Park, but a man was shot there over the weekend.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

St. Ignatius Students, Alumni Speak Out About Racism On Campus Again — But Will Anyone Listen This Time?

Current and former students say they experienced racism and other forms of bigotry at the elite private high school — and administrators failed to address the problems.