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Chicagoans March By The Thousands After Supreme Court Strikes Down Roe V. Wade: ‘These Are Our Bodies’

The ruling, which was leaked in spring, ends Constitutional protections for abortion. "We are in a position now to have less rights than our moms in a country that supposedly stands for freedom," one protester said.


With Roe V. Wade Overturned, Illinois And Chicago Leaders Mobilize To Protect Abortion Rights

Local officials have pledged that Chicago and Illinois will remain a "haven" where people can access abortions and other forms of reproductive health care.


After Fire Destroys Morgan Park Family’s Home, Loved Ones Raising Money To Help Injured Couple Heal 

The Corderos, who are in the 70s, were badly burned in the June 18 fire and remain hospitalized.

Beverly, Mt. Greenwood, Morgan Park

‘Walking Man’s’ Condition Improves Nearly 1 Month After Attacker Set Him On Fire

Joseph Kromelis, 75, has been upgraded from critical to serious condition at Stroger Hospital as he continues to recover from burns authorities thought would kill him.


Pride South Side Returning With Parties, Family-Friendly Activities And More For LGBTQ Pride

Pride South Side celebrates Pride Month with a variety of activities, including a mini ball and dance party. It runs July 1-3.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Shedd Aquarium’s Australian Lungfish Granddad Named World’s Oldest Aquarium Fish

Granddad the lungfish was 109 years old at the time of his death, researchers recently shared. They hope their research can help protect the species in the wild.