Riverside Town Hall Won’t Bear Topinka’s Name, But Auditorium Might Officials in Riverside Township want to name something in honor of late Illinois State Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka, a Riverside native, but it won’t be the historic town hall. It might be the auditorium, instead. Teachers Protest CPS Budget Cuts, Layoffs Public school teachers were raising their voices against Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s leadership of the district; in particular his proposal to help shore up CPS finances by having teachers pay the full cost of their individual pension contributions, most of...
Attorney General Madigan Asks Judge To OK Payments Without State Budget CTU Plans City Hall Protest As CPS Begins 1,400 Layoffs Former Illinois Treasurer Employees Sue Over Firings Temporary State Budget Plan Falls Short In Illinois House Property Tax Freeze, Chicago Pension Relief Advance ACLU Obtains Court Orders To Maintain State Funding To Help People With Disabilities Rauner Vetoes Pay Raises For Lawmakers, Constitutional Officers, Top Aides Murders And Shootings Up For First Half Of 2015
Pedestrian Killed In Hit-And-Run Crash In North Lawndale About 5 a.m., John Perry was struck by the vehicle in the 1100 block of South Francisco, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. The vehicle sped away after the crash. Bison Thriving At Illinois Preserve Fourteen bison calves were born this past spring at the 3,500-acre grasslands about 95 miles west of Chicago that's owned by The Nature Conservancy, bringing the number of bison in the area to 44.
Dead Shows Break Concert Attendance Records At Soldier Field Chicago Bids Farewell To Futures Pit JRW Continues To Inspire Inner-City Baseball Players Man Charged In Acid Attack That Injured Four Woman, Three Children Hurt By Illegal Fireworks In Elgin At Leas Eight Dead — Including Boy, 7 — Dozens Injured Over Fourth Of July Weekend Grandmother Of Fatally Shot Boy: ‘It’s Crazy. Who Would Shoot A Seven-Year-Old?’ After Tickets Never Arrived, Couple Celebrating Anniversary Still Get To See Grateful Dead Show