The best pizza isn't made in New York, Chicago, or New Haven. It's made on assembly lines.
The folly of government-run grocery stores is sadly not a historical relic like the USSR.
Mayor Brandon Johnson should remember the sorry history of state-run supermarkets.
Stacy Davis Gates, the president of the Chicago Teachers Union, previously said school choice is for "racists."
"When the government picks and chooses among religions," the lawsuit reads, "religious liberty is threatened for all."
Democrats Choose to Advertise Failures of Single-Party Democratic Rule by Holding the 2024 DNC in Chicago
After a century of Democratic mismanagement, Chicago is hemorrhaging population, catastrophically underfunding massive pension promises, and taxing the bejeebus out of its crime-scarred residents.
The union "has an outsized impact on working families who have no other choice on where to send their children...that power, combined with a mayor who is essentially a wholly owned subsidiary, would make them a dangerous force," says one former Chicago Public Schools executive.
New study sees Chicago harassing and arresting people for paperwork violations, damaging their ability to live and work, without demonstrable effect on gun violence
According to a lawsuit, Amir Worship was sitting on the edge of his bed with his hands raised when an officer shot him, shattering his kneecap.
An underground network in Chicago helped women terminate thousands of pregnancies amid abortion prohibition.
"My daughter rushed to the car and she's like, 'mommy DCFS came to the school, and the lady made it sound like we weren't going to come home with you today,'" Tresa Razaaq told a local news station.
A state senator joins several local officials in federal indictments for taking bribes in exchange for contracts.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Says People Charged With Violent Crimes Are Guilty Because Prosecutors Say So
"When those charges are brought, these people are guilty," Lightfoot said.
A plaintiff in the class-action lawsuit says he had to declare bankruptcy after Chicago dumped $20,000 of ticket debts on him.
"It's a lot to try and put this stuff all together all on my own, using my own savings, and then having to start all over," says Venus Vegan Tattoo owner Selena Carrion.
The innocent and guilty alike are ground down by cynical, self-serving officials.
The city's army of 160 speed cameras issued a ticket every 11 seconds during 2021 and generated $89 million in revenue.
A sociologist spent 112 days tracking students' illicit deals for chips and other goodies.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Doubles Down on Calls for New Law to Seize Property From Suspected Gang Members
Civil liberties advocates say the law is just a reheated version of flawed state anti-gang law.
Other teams beg for taxpayer handouts.
Accused of orchestrating a hate crime hoax, the former actor took the stand at his trial on Monday.
The report followed media investigations into ShotSpotter's reliability and activist pressure on Chicago to cut its contract with ShotSpotter.
Will Illinois Give Government Worker Unions a Constitutional Right To Overrule Laws They Don't Like?
Taking the "public" out of public service
The latest in a long string of allegations that Chicago police terrorized families during botched raids
Chicago Police Agree to Reforms After Wrong-Door Raid on a Naked Woman's Home Sparked Nearly 100 Misconduct Allegations
Some of the changes may make a difference. Others, not so much.
Prosecutors initially suggested that the boy had a gun in his hand, but the government walked that back today.
"We are failing those children by not giving them the option to return to school."
Now officials in Chicago and New York are reconsidering their rules.
Massive Illinois Police Reform Bill Ends Cash Bail, Limits Deadly Force, Mandates Body Cameras, and Makes It Easier To Dump Crooked Cops
Unfortunately, qualified immunity remains intact.
Chicago went to court to try and block a local news station from airing the body camera footage.
By arbitrarily foreclosing relatively safe social and recreational options, politicians encourage defiance, resentment, and riskier substitutes.
Lawmakers are bribing citizens with a tiny tax break in exchange for the power to jack up income tax rates down the line.