Ald. Ed Burke (14th)

Security Details For Burke, Other City Officials To Be Reduced Or Eliminated

Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy on Friday announced plans to reduce or eliminate city-funded security for city officials, including powerful Ald. Ed Burke, the Sun-Times is reporting.


Empty Classroom

State Drops Writing Exam For Illinois Students

The state is expected to save nearly $2.5 million, now that Gov. Pat Quinn has eliminated writing exam for Illinois students.

CBS Chicago–07/06/2011

Photo Of CTA Purple Line South Blvd. Station. (CTA Photo)

Red, Purple Line Upgrades May Mean Cutting Stops

Five CTA ‘L’ stops between the Uptown neighborhood and Evanston may be eliminated under a new plan to modernize the Red and Purple lines.

CBS Chicago–01/25/2011