Chicago braces for NFL Draft and its impact on the city

By Scott Guthrie and Connor Morgan Additional Reporting by Nick Kariuki Medill’s Draft coverage Two dozen Medill reporters are covering the 2015 NFL Draft in Chicago. Check back for breaking stories all weekend. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel pushed hard to land the 2015 NFL Draft. And now, just weeks after winning a second term in […]

VIDEO: Chicago protest in solidarity with Baltimore

By Rachael Ponn In response to events in Baltimore after the death of Freddie Gray, who died in police custody, protesters flooded Chicago’s South Side streets on Tuesday to condemn police violence and remember the hundreds who have died from it. As the sun began to set, homemade signs with phrases like “Black Lives Matter” […]