Mayor Brandon Johnson and his Chicago Board of Education should continue to allow Local School Councils to decide on police officers in their schools.
Claudine Gay did the right thing in resigning as Harvard president, but the university board has fallen short on transparency.
Standing for the Pledge of Allegiance is not a condition for speaking at a council meeting. Even for journalists who have run afoul of the town's president.
Thousands of riders who rely on the Yellow Line have heard nothing concrete about when the line is expected to reopen.
2024 means new Illinois laws. Have your opinions, but keep your eyes on the road.
Scott Stantis presents his favorite editorial cartoons for 2023.
Here is a look back at what the Tribune Editorial Board had to say about world events in 2023.
Here is what the Tribune Editorial Board had to say about national issues in 2023.
A look back at 2023, as seen through excerpts from the Chicagoland-focused editorials of the Chicago Tribune Editorial Board.
2024 should be the year of accountability in Chicago.
The self-titled COVID-19 Monument Commission is leading a grass-roots fundraising campaign via private and corporate donations for a sculpture and outdoor park area.
At Christmas time, no one should miss the obvious needs of so many who are looking, like Mary and Joseph, for a roof over their head.
Let's lay aside the partisan dogfights over the census and Illinois' population woes and work on fixing what we all can agree is a problem.
Convicted Chicago Ald. Ed Burke’s love of “tuna” had him wriggling and, on Thursday, filleted by a jury of his peers.
Nothing about Indiana gun regulation is reasonable, and year after year, decade after decade, Chicago bears the brunt.
Stick with Justin Fields after this season or draft his replacement? The perennial Bears QB debate is weird this year.
Job one now in Chicago has to be about making conditions on the ground better for the asylum-seekers, not about trying to deflect responsibility.
The Clarence Thomas controversy reminds us that even a Supreme Court justice is a public servant. It doesn't entitle you to wealth.
So how did the IRS tax returns of the super-rich get revealed to the media? A plea agreement has some fascinating facts and reminds us of the need to fund the IRS.
At long last, interest rates are falling, and the Fed signals more of that to come. It's reason to be optimistic about 2024.
A reckoning has come for America's university presidents. Let's hope they use their winter breaks to refocus their campuses.
Com Ed got sent back to the drawing board Thursday by the Illinois Commerce Commission, which rejected its proposal. Good.
Chicago's stellar selective-enrollment schools are going to need defenders from Mayor Brandon Johnson and the Chicago Teachers Union.
Chicago has lost the Copa América and the World Cup to Kansas City, Missouri. We can't let this continue, especially if the Bears leave Soldier Field.
Brandon Johnson's stumbling start is drawing criticism in Chicago and other cities as well. The good news: The mayor has time to recover.
In the interest of justice and human decency, the Supreme Court should give a thumbs-down to the Purdue Pharma bankruptcy scheme.
The stars have aligned so that Congress can act at long last on comprehensive immigration reform. Don't let the opportunity slip by.
Chicago's State Street is where they do things they don't do on Broadway. How can it be improved?