Despite State Budget Cuts, Boys & Girls Clubs Of Chicago Keeping STEM Programming GoingThe Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago is not letting state budget cuts take a bite out of its vital science and technology programs, reports WBBM’s Keith Johnson.
Suburban, Downstate Educators Say Funding Formula Unfair, But Change Unlikely Educators in the suburbs and downstate agree the state’s formula for doling out money for schools is unfair, but it might be had to change things in the midst of a financial crisis, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Activists Carry Coffin To City Hall, Charging Cover Up In Laquan McDonald ShootingActivists protesting the handling of the police shooting of Laquan McDonald targeted City Hall on Saturday.
Holiday Tradition: Building The Daley Plaza Nativity SceneOne of Chicago's Thanksgiving holiday weekend traditions is being observed today, with the construction of the city's Nativity scene.
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McCarthy "Astounded" By Officers' Handling Of Protests; Not Resigning Over Laquan McDonald CasePolice Supt. Garry McCarthy praised Chicago's police force Friday for showing “remarkable” professionalism during several days of protests in the wake of the release of a video showing a white police officer fatally shooting a black teen, and that officer being charged with murder.
Thayer: Cutler's Patience Key To Bears' Success On OffenseJay Cutler earned his first ever win in Green Bay on Thursday.
Activists March On Magnificent Mile To Protest Laquan McDonald ShootingActivists shut down part of Michigan Avenue on Black Friday, and planned to march to Water Tower Place, to protest the fatal police shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
Man Charged In Slaying Of 9-Year-Old Tyshawn Lee; McCarthy Vows To 'Destroy' Gangs InvolvedA 27-year-old man has been charged in the execution-style shooting of 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee, and police said at least two others were involved in the "unfathomable crime," including one in custody on an unrelated charge and another who remains at large.
Mother Of Man Fatally Shot By Police Calls For Release Of Dashcam FootageNow that the city has released the Laquan McDonald video, the mother of another male killed by Chicago police wants his video released too, reports WBBM's Nancy Harty.
Urban League Calls For Feds To Investigate Chicago Police DepartmentThe Chicago Urban League is asking the federal government to investigate the Chicago Police.
Black Aldermen Again Call For Ouster Of Police Supt. Garry McCarthyA day after the Emanuel administration released video of the fatal police shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, the City Council Black Caucus renewed its demand that Police Supt. Garry McCarthy resign or be fired.