Oct 19, 2012
Target broke ground on a new Chicago location this week, at the site of the former Cabrini-Green housing project.
Oct 9, 2012
The Illinois County that includes Chicago wants to help cover the costs of the city's rising gun violence by taxing ammunition.
Sep 19, 2012
It's back to school today in Chicago. In the next couple of weeks, teachers will vote on the tentative contract deal reached between the union, and negotiators for the school district and Mayor Rahm Emmanuel.
Sep 19, 2012
The Chicago teachers union voted to end their strike yesterday, but repairing relations will take time.
Sep 18, 2012
The teacher's union in Chicago has decided to suspend the strike that's kept 350,000 kids out of school the past seven days.
Sep 17, 2012
Lake Forrest High School in suburban Chicago is fighting its own striking teachers by running the school without them.
Sep 11, 2012
Questions about how to care for children while their teachers are on strike are among the issues plaguing leaders and residents in Chicago.
Sep 10, 2012
350,000 kids have an unexpected day off today. So what are parents doing with their kids?
Sep 5, 2012
For the last year, union leaders have tried to push Mayor Rahm Emanuel into focusing on other issues: smaller class sizes, more art and music programs and job security.
Aug 17, 2012
Marketplace's Sylvester Monroe visits his childhood home -- a demolished public housing project in Chicago -- to see who made it out and who's moving up the economic ladder.