Mayor Rahm Emanuel defended a plan to make condoms available at 24 high schools starting next school year, expanding an effort to reduce teen pregnancy and prevent the spread of sexually-transmitted diseases among youths.
Chicago Public Schools will use *federal grant money* in an effort to improve the health of its students.
A total of $500,000 in federal grant money will allow a program to combat human trafficking to continue in Cook County.
The job of fixing up old, used-up mines in Illinois is getting a $24 million federal boost.
Chicago and Cook County are sharing more than $54 million in federal grant money to make the area secure, including a plan of action for the G8 and NATO summits.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Wednesday that the city has secured $30.5 million in federal funding to redevelop parts of the struggling Woodlawn neighborhood.
Students from hundreds of Illinois schools will have access to a fresh treat throughout the school day this fall.
A suburban high school is getting a lot of money to reduce the noise from planes flying into and out of O’Hare International Airport.
Illinois should learn in the next month if it will receive additional high-speed rail grants from the Obama administration.
The Chicago Transit Authority will soon have two electric buses on the roads, but how long can the buses travel with a load of passengers on a single charge in Chicago’s unpredictable weather?
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle wants to know what went wrong with a program designed to help repair flood-damaged homes.