Chicago

The VICE Guide to Right Now

Bruno the Incredibly Extra Cat Has Finally Found a Home

He now has a new mom, Instagram account, and feather wand toy (since it's the only thing he'll play with).
Drew Schwartz
8.21.18
woman seeing woman

These Powerful Images of Chicago's South Side Are Filled with Love

Photographer Tonika Lewis Johnson​ sheds light on her community’s beauty at a time when outsiders associate it with violence and crime.
Elyssa Goodman
8.14.18
true crime

I Was Tortured into Giving a False Confession to Chicago Police

"I never knew about cops setting people up until it happened to me."
Nicholas Cannariato
7.17.18
true crime

I Was a Mob Enforcer and Somehow Got Out Alive

"It started out popping a few heads. Then you moved onto the heavy stuff."
Seth Ferranti
7.11.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Man Harasses Latina for ‘Un-American’ Puerto Rico Shirt While Cop Does Nothing

"You should not be wearing that in the United States of America. Are you a citizen?"
Drew Schwartz
7.10.18
My House

We Check Out Chicago's Biggest Vogue Ball on 'MY HOUSE'

Follow NYC's hottest vogue stars Wednesday on VICELAND.
VICE Staff
6.20.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Houston Got a Big Metal Bean and Now Chicago Is Furious

"It's a leftover bean, a second-rate bean that's been lying around in storage for the better part of 20 years because nobody else wanted it."
Drew Schwartz
3.29.18
daily vice

The Children Treating Gunshot Wounds on Chicago's South Side

In a city home to a staggering amount of gun violence, Ujimaa Medics is teaching kids how to save lives.
VICE Staff
2.26.18
Culture

These Badass Women Forge Beautiful BDSM Weapons

Rozliubit co-founders Sasha Pharoah and Sua Yoo craft custom blades and armor that are beloved by Chicago's hip-hop royalty.
Ryan Filchak
2.14.18
Black Women Making History

Overcoming Her Stalker Helped Rebecca O'Neal Thrive as a Comedian

The Chicago native paid her dues back home and escaped an ex. Now she's pushing the industry to treat comedians like her the right way.
Keisa Reynolds
2.14.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Woman Won't Stop Trying to Sneak onto Airplanes

Marilyn Hartman was arrested at Chicago's airport Sunday just weeks after she got caught slipping onto a flight to London.
Drew Schwartz
1.29.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Best Yelp Reviews for Trump's 'Shithole' Hotels

"Wow! This hotel is actually a hole of shit. Like a massive, carved out, deep hole just full of thousands of tons of shit."
Drew Schwartz
1.18.18