Chicago Public Schools officials denied rumors Friday that they had banned the graphic novel “Perseopolis” from its schools, explaining they only determined it was inappropriate for use in 7th grade curriculum.
CBS 2′s Mary Kay Kleist talks with the Chicago creator of the Shred Diet.
What do you do when your elf leaves and doesn’t come back? Mount a search party? Hire a private detective? You contact customer service, which is exactly what Fred Sasaki did. Here’s how that went…
The donated book was Robert Stone’s novel “Outerbridge Reach.” But it was really just a holding place for a gold A.S.M. .31-caliber, a single-shot black powder handgun with a wooden handle.
A Will County attorney is looking to write a book about his role as foreman on the Christopher Vaughn murder trial.
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.
Buddy Guy has influenced the likes of some of the most famous guitarists like Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix and Keith Richards but his early beginnings were simple growing up in Mississippi.
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.
NBA Hall-of-Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar urged Chicago Public Schools students to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
The single life is a challenge for many people – dating and finding the right romantic partner are not easy. But for one segment of the population, it is even more difficult, according to a new and controversial book. CBS 2’s Jim Williams takes a look at “Is Marriage for White People?” by Ralph Richard Banks.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is dismissing the assertions in a new book that he had a strained relationship with First Lady Michelle Obama when he was White House Chief of Staff.
The Transportation Security Administration says officers found two throwing daggers hidden in a hollowed-out book at a checkpoint at Reagan-Washington National Airport.
Whether buying books for yourself or others, here’s a list of the best local bookshops to visit.
A new book out today alleges that Mayor Rahm Emanuel used his insider status to rack up big gains in the stock market.
The Chicago-born hip-hop artist and actor Common drew a crowd of at least 200 this afternoon at Macy’s Loop store.
Over the holiday weekend, former Cicero Town President Betty Loren-Maltese sold much of her belongings at a yard sale. Next, she’ll try to sell a book to help pay her bills and some of the restitution she still owes the government from her 2006 corruption conviction.
A new book re-examines one of the most shocking crimes ever – John Wayne Gacy’s murder of 34 boys and young men in the 1970s.
A year after former Detroit Tigers pitcher Armando Galarraga lost a perfect game after a missed call by umpire Jim Joyce, the two are forbidden from participating in games together.
Six of her children were killed in fiery highway crash; a crash that led to a huge political corruption scandal and, ultimately, the conviction of former Gov. George Ryan. Now, Janet Willis is sharing some of her most personal thoughts.
Science author Rebecca Skloot has opened a medical Pandora’s box with her book, “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.”
- The List: Chicago Schools To Be ClosedThe Chicago School Board voted to close 49 underutilized or underperforming elementary schools on Wednesday as part of a plan to close a $1 billion budget deficit.492
- Board Votes To Close 49 Chicago Elementary SchoolsThe Chicago Board of Education on Wednesday voted to close 49 elementary schools, in what is believed to be the biggest single mass shutdown of schools in U.S. history.4834
- Lockdown Lifted At Morton West High SchoolMorton West High School has been placed on lock down for precautionary reasons after an unknown individual entered the building.558
- Former Glenbard East Student Accused Of Planning Columbine-Type AttackA 19-year-old former student at Glenbard East High School in Lombard was in custody on Wednesday, accused of planning a "Columbine-style" attack on the school, with a list of people he wanted to target.561
- Woman Robs North Side BankA woman robbed a Lakeview bank Tuesday afternoon on the city’s North Side.262
- Four Schools To Be Spared From Closing; Another To Be DelayedHours before a final vote by the Chicago Board of Education, Chicago Public Schools officials have agreed to back off of plans to close four of the 53 elementary schools targeted for closing at the end of the school year, Board Vice President Jesse Ruiz confirmed Wednesday morning.415
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