Chicago Red Cross Joining Tornado Relief Effort In Oklahoma The American Red Cross of Greater Chicago has begun mobilizing to help with the relief effort in Oklahoma, after a devastating tornado killed dozens of people. Emanuel Stands Firm On School Closings Plan Ahead Of Board Vote On the eve of a Board of Education vote, and amid some vociferous opposition from teachers and some parents and students, Mayor Rahm Emanuel was standing by his plan to close more than 50 Chicago public schools.
Illinois Requires Annual Severe Weather Drills At Schools Illinois House Committee OKs Fracking Regulation Proposal History Of Tornadoes In Chicago Area Local Storm Chaser Describes ‘Sickening, Deafening Roar’ Of Oklahoma Tornado High School Duo Has Never Missed A Day Of Class Deadly Oklahoma Tornado Serves As Reminder To Prepare For Disasters Lightning Strikes Damage Two Homes Overnight
Quinn: Illinois Gaming Board Should Have Oversight Over Chicago Casino Mayor Emanuel has backed legislation that would establish a Chicago gaming board to oversee a city casino operation. But speaking at a city club luncheon, Governor Quinn said state regulators must have the ultimate power of oversight. Emanuel Stands Firm On School Closings Plan Ahead Of Board Vote On the eve of a Board of Education vote, and amid some vociferous opposition from teachers and some parents and students, Mayor Rahm Emanuel was standing by his plan to close more than 50 Chicago public schools.
Illinois House Committee OKs Fracking Regulation Proposal Teachers’ Union To Wrap Up Three-Day Protest Of School Closings Quinn Signs Bill To Toughen Penalties For Social Media Mob Attacks Quinn Says He Will Be Open Minded On Medical Marijuana Bill State Sen. Pushes Legislation Aimed At Curbing Burglaries Illinois Senate Passes Medical Marijuana Legislation DePaul Arena Part Of Larger Plan To Revamp McCormick Place, Navy Pier
United Restarts 787 Dreamliner Flights The planes, made by Chicago-based Boeing, are returning after being grounded for four months by the federal government because of smoldering batteries on 787s owned by other airlines. Illinois House Committee OKs Fracking Regulation Proposal A proposal that aims to create thousands of jobs in southern Illinois by kick-starting high-volume oil and gas drilling cleared a top committee Tuesday, sending it on to the House floor.
Chicago To Test Job Assistance Program For Veterans, Long-Term Unemployed Made In Chicago: New Era Windows Co-Op One Year Later, Little Movement To Redevelop Old Children’s Hospital Site DePaul Arena Part Of Larger Plan To Revamp McCormick Place, Navy Pier Red Line Reconstruction Work Could Force Street Vendors To Move Shop Trump Testifies In Dispute Over Condo Sales At Namesake Skyscraper McDonald’s Adding Variations To Quarter Pounder, Drops Pricier Angus Burgers
Cantankerous Critic: ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ A Warp Speed Thrill Ride This sequel to director J.J. Abrams 2009 reboot is part homage, part thrill ride, and part morality play. It's much like the best episodes of the TV series that inspired it, only with much much better special effects. CBS Announces 2013-2014 Prime Time Schedule, Includes 8 New Series CBS introduced its 2013-2014 prime time schedule Wednesday, featuring eight new series.
Kids Get Sneak Preview Of New Stingray Exhibit At Shedd Aquarium Suburban Library Seeking Incredible Hulk Statue Made In Chicago: Chicago Children’s Theatre Adler Planetarium Celebrates 83rd Anniversary Cantankerous Critic: ‘The Great Gatsby’ A Grand Spectacle Model Airplane Flyers To Offer Alternative To Cancelled Rockford Airfest Neil Patrick Harris Returns To Host 2013 Tony Awards
Illinois Senate Passes Medical Marijuana Legislation Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn must decide if he will sign a measure allowing the use of marijuana for medical purposes after the state Senate approved legislation on Friday. Family Helping Fund Research For Rare Disease That Struck Son, Daughter They start out growing up like any other child, until a seizure strikes. It's the first sign of a deadly, rare brain disease that robs children of their abilities before taking their lives. This weekend, you can help a Downers Grove family try to...
Chicago Woman Applauds Jolie’s Surgery To Avoid Cancer Nursing Home Workers Protest Medicaid Spending Cuts Komen Race For The Cure Dedicated To Maggie Daley Allergy Season Is Here, And Likely Will Be As Bad As Last Year Wearable Robots Getting Lighter, More Portable Senate Panel Backs Medical Marijuana, Despite Concerns From Police Breast Cancer Survivor To Throw Out First Pitch At Cubs Game
Wearable Robots Getting Lighter, More Portable When Michael Gore stands, it's a triumph of science and engineering. Eleven years ago, Gore was paralyzed from the waist down in a workplace accident, yet he rises from his wheelchair to his full 6-foot-2-inches and walks across the room with help...