Michael Ko (left) poses with his family. Ko and his wife are among thousands of Chicago parents and guardians struggling to figure out child care as businesses reopen next week.Provided

Parents Return To Work Next Week, But Day Cares And Camps Are Still Closed: ‘What Am I Gonna Do?’

Traditionally, parents rely on camps, school, day care and relatives to help with kids when they've got to work. Now many of those options are gone — and the state has provided few details on what it will do to help.

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CPS Dodged Reforming Police In Schools For Two Years, Inspector General Says. Now, District Vows To Do Better

For five hours Thursday, aldermen grilled CPS and CPD officials about why they failed to address concerns about police in city schools.

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Chicagoans Flock To Closed Beaches, But City Plans To Kick Them Out This Weekend

The city's "social distance ambassadors" weren't having much luck clearing Montrose Beach Thursday. “We tried telling them but they ignored us."

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Want To Stop The Violence? Keep Showing Up, Pastor Says While Bringing Food, Other Essentials To South Siders

The Trap Pastor will return to his outpost near Moran Park on Friday at 3:30 to give out hot dogs, hamburgers, groceries, masks and baby items for those in need.