Three winners will be presented with their prizes by award-winning playwright Shelly Garrett.
Portage Park Elementary School had been bracing for a $400,000 budget cut.
DNAinfo.com's writer-at-large decided to vacation in an exciting American city this summer ... Chicago.
KONKOL: A summer in a luxurious high-rise doesn't outshine life in historic Pullman, struggle and all.
The most recent shooting left a man dead and two other people wounded in Ashburn around 8:40 p.m.
Forward Jesus Torres was undocumented when he came to the U.S. in 1999 from Mexico with his family.
The mayor, governor and CTA officials broke ground Monday on a $240 million overhaul of the station.
South Side dogs get short shrift on puppy-friendly parks and beaches.
The festival conceived by rapper Common featured undiscovered and well-known Chicago musicians.
More than 200 people attended the annual block party by the Black McDonald's Operators Association.
Two teens were killed in separate shootings Thursday night, one in Old Town and the other in Riverdale.
The shooting occurred around 9:40 p.m. Thursday in the 13300 block of South Langley Avenue, police said.
MARK KONKOL: A tale of how Chicago's other half eats.
The University of Chicago Laboratory Schools graduate signed a contract to play hoops in Europe.
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