Chicago police dig deeper on domestic violence

It’s not just the NFL trying to get its house in order when it comes to domestic violence. After years of declining attention to domestic violence, Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s domestic violence task force and the Chicago Police Department are retraining officers.


Faces of minimum wage: Home care worker ‘always back in the hole’

Cornelia Simms, 48, travels from her South Shore apartment five days a week, three hours nightly, to cook, clean and otherwise care for her mother.

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      Sacred truths: ‘Vodou’ exhibit explores real meaning of Haitian belief system

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      Field Museum presents homemade art, artifacts and spiritual representations that showcase the breadth and depth of one of the world’s most ancient systems of belief. Read More