Chicago

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‘We’re tired of being beaten’: protesters across US call for justice for Tyre Nichols
After video of the brutal beating was released, people gathered to decry the violence and abuse of power

Gloria Oladipo

28, Jan, 2023 @4:58 PM

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Chicago mayor faces backlash for asking students to work on campaign for credit
Lori Lightfoot’s office asked teachers to encourage their students to submit résumés in exchange for ‘class credit’

Gloria Oladipo

12, Jan, 2023 @5:33 PM

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New report details sexual misconduct allegations in Chicago school system
Quarter of school complaints involve allegations of sexual violence in report released at beginning of this month

Samira Asma-Sadeque

07, Jan, 2023 @9:57 PM

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US shelters see influx of homeless seeking help amid ‘life-threatening’ winter
Fears about safety of unsheltered people raised as freezing blast of weather sweeps Great Plains and Great Lakes regions

MacKenzie Ryan

22, Dec, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Highland Park shooting suspect’s father faces charges for sponsoring son’s gun license
Robert Crimo Jr was charged with seven felony counts of reckless conduct for helping his son obtain a license in December 2019

Dani Anguiano and agencies

17, Dec, 2022 @12:35 AM

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Chicago’s ‘walking man’ dies nearly seven months after being set on fire
Joseph Kromelis, nicknamed the ‘walking man’ as he was often spotted in the city on foot, died after being set on fire in May

Gloria Oladipo

12, Dec, 2022 @7:14 PM

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Obama presidential library construction halted after noose found on site
‘We have zero tolerance for any form of bias or hate,’ company says and offers $100,000 reward to help find who was responsible

Guardian staff and agencies

11, Nov, 2022 @6:08 PM

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Trax Records faces lawsuit over alleged unpaid royalties and lack of payment
Marshall Jefferson and Adonis are among more than a dozen artists suing the pioneering Chicago house label

Laura Snapes

18, Oct, 2022 @8:13 AM

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‘It’s embellished, but it’s a TV show’: is Chicago happy with the way it’s portrayed in The Bear?
The Bear comes to the UK, and divides Chicagoans

Aimee Levitt

01, Oct, 2022 @5:01 AM

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Ramsey Lewis obituary
American jazz pianist whose influence stretched from Britfunk groups in the 1970s to modern performers such as Mariah Carey

Garth Cartwright

28, Sep, 2022 @4:26 PM

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Revealed: the ‘shocking’ levels of toxic lead in Chicago tap water
Tests performed for thousands of Chicago residents found lead, a neurotoxic metal, in amounts far exceeding the federal standards

Erin McCormick, Aliya Uteuova and Taylor Moore with photographs by Jamie Kelter Davis

21, Sep, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Washington DC declares emergency over migrants bussed in by Republican governors
Texas and Arizona leaders have sent thousands of refugees to the US capital to register anger over Biden’s border policy

Nina Lakhani in New York

08, Sep, 2022 @6:21 PM

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