Bob Conway

Chicago Public Schools

Chicago Public Schools’ Bond Rating Downgraded Again

One of the nation’s bond rating agencies is out with another warning about the Chicago Public Schools system’s financial future.

CBS Chicago–09/28/2012

Scales Of Justice

Family Sues Over Nanny Who Shook, Choked 15-Month-Old Girl

A lawsuit has been filed in connection with the abuse of a 15-month-old girl by the nanny hired to look after the child.

CBS Chicago–09/27/2012

Mayor Rahm Emanuel

Emanuel Calls On Homeowners To Install Water Meters

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is reiterating his support for the city’s campaign asking homeowners to voluntarily install water meters.

CBS Chicago–09/26/2012

Photo Of Cook County Sheriff's Police Patch (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Cook County Sheriff’s Deputy Says Colleagues Harassed Him Because He’s Gay

A Cook County Sheriff’s deputy has filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against his employer, claiming that supervisors have done nothing to stop his co-workers from making his life miserable because he is gay.

CBS Chicago–09/25/2012

City Hall

Report: Emanuel Considering Hikes On Amusement, Cigarette Taxes

The City of Chicago may be facing a budget deficit of as much as $369 million next year, and reports are now surfacing that Mayor Rahm Emanuel may be looking at raising some taxes to close the gap.

CBS Chicago–09/20/2012

Empty Classroom

South Suburban School Counselor Fired Over Sexually Graphic Book

A south suburban school district has fired the guidance counselor and former basketball coach who wrote a book that some say crossed the line, sexually speaking.

CBS Chicago–09/19/2012

Christopher Vaughn is accused of killing his wife and three children in 2007. (Credit: Will County Sheriff's Office)

Defense Set To Rest In Vaughn Family Massacre Trial

Christopher Vaughn’s own blood stain expert agreed with prosecutors Tuesday that his analysis of what happened in Vaughn’s Ford Expedition five years ago doesn’t match the Oswego man’s story.

CBS Chicago–09/18/2012

Midway Airport

Report: Major Upgrades May Be Coming To Midway Airport

Some major upgrades may be in store at Midway International Airport.

CBS Chicago–09/13/2012

Dog Prints

Warning: Rare Disease Could Leave Dogs Blind

A warning has been issued for Chicago dog owners about a rare disease that could leave their pet blind.

CBS Chicago–09/05/2012

Former West Aurora High School band director Steve Orland has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for sexually abusing two students. (Credit: Kane County Sheriff's Office)

West Aurora High School District In Trouble With DCFS Over Abusive Band Teacher

The West Aurora High School District is in trouble with the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services over an allegation involving a teacher.

CBS Chicago–09/05/2012

Photo Of $20 And $10 Bills. (AP Photo)

Report: DCFS Says Budget Cuts Could Be Crippling

The Illinois Dept of Children and Family Services is warning in a published report that budget cuts mandated by the General Assembly are going to have a severe impact.

CBS Chicago–09/04/2012

Gov. Pat Quinn

Deadline Coming For Action By Quinn On Gambling Bill

The deadline is nearing for Gov. Pat Quinn to act on the state’s gambling expansion bill.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2012

Empty Classroom

Plainfield Officials To Weigh Proposal For Gun Safes In Schools

A proposal involving schools and guns is up for a vote in suburban Plainfield – and it actually involves bringing more guns to schools.

CBS Chicago–08/22/2012

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Feds Break Up Counterfeiting Operation In South Suburbs

A suburban counterfeiting operation has been broken up.

CBS Chicago–08/21/2012

Scales Of Justice

Officers Sue, Claim Politics Got Them Cut From Mayor’s Security Detail

The makeup of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s security detail is the subject of a lawsuit.

CBS Chicago–08/16/2012

City Council

Spat May Be Brewing Between U.S. Attorney’s Office, City Council Finance Committee

A legal battle may be brewing between the U.S. Attorney’s office and the Chicago City Council Finance Committee.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2012

CeaseFire

City Crime-Fighting Partnership With CeaseFire Going Ahead After Delays

An anti-crime pilot program involving the group CeaseFire and the Chicago Police Department appears to be moving ahead after a disagreement was resolved.

CBS Chicago–08/14/2012

Avondale Park Shooting

Report: Police War On Maniac Latin Disciples Is Working

It has been about a year since Chicago police brass promised to wipe out the Maniac Latin Disciples street gang on the Northwest Side, and a published report says the campaign appears to be working.

CBS Chicago–08/13/2012

Blagojevich Leaves

New Book Details New, Bizarre Stories About Blagojevich

The saga of Rod Blagojevich involved no shortage of the bizarre and the tawdry, but a book about the deposed and imprisoned governor set for release next month may top it all yet again.

CBS Chicago–08/09/2012

Misty Cook

Report: Sikh Temple Gunman’s Girlfriend Arrested, Facing Charges

Published reports say the girlfriend of the gunman who killed six people at a Sikh temple outside Milwaukee has now been arrested.

CBS Chicago–08/08/2012

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