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Closing Arguments Continue In Grant Fraud Trial

Closing arguments are scheduled Tuesday in the case of 77-year-old Leon Dingle Jr. and his wife, 75-year-old Karin. They face multiple counts of mail fraud, money laundering and conspiracy.

12/16/2014

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U Of I To Get $19.5M For Health Care Innovation Project

The U of I project will bring health care into neighborhoods, using nurses with advanced training to lead medical teams.

07/10/2014

Congressman Bobby Rush (D-IL).  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

BGA Questions Spending Meant For Congressman Rush’s Tech Center

An investigation by the Better Government Association has raised questions about a technology center launched by Congressman Bobby Rush more than a decade ago.

12/13/2013

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CeaseFire Shutting Down 2 Offices As City Funding Dries Up

Former CeaseFire director Tio Hardiman claimed, over the year the group received funding from the city, murders were down 100 percent in two police beats in Woodlawn.

09/13/2013

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CTA To Spend Over $200 Million On Upgraded Bus Fleet, Other Improvements

The Chicago Transit Authority is setting aside $205 million to rehabilitate and modernize the agency’s bus and rail maintenance facilities.

WBBM Newsradio–07/17/2012

File Photo Of A Silhouette Of Firefighters (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Getty Images)

Illinois Fire Service Institute Receives Grant For Training School

The Illinois Fire Service Institute’s hands-on training school for teens and young adults has received a $65,000 state grant.

CBS Chicago–07/02/2012

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American Cancer Society Awards $250,000 To Fight Obesity

The American Cancer Society is awarding $250,000 in anti-obesity grants to help children learn to think healthy at a younger age.

WBBM Newsradio–03/13/2012

File Photo Of A Silhouette Of Firefighters (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Getty Images)

Suburban Fire Department Gets $327,000 Grant

The Elgin Fire Department added almost a third of a million dollars in federal grant money to its budget that it will use to hire firefighters.

02/19/2011

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Cat Shelter Owner Loses $50,000 Grant

A woman who runs a South Elgin cat shelter has been ordered to return a $50,000 grant she won in a contest.

CBS Chicago–01/20/2011

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$5M Grant Brings Ireland To Chicago

CHICAGO (STMW) – Chicago theaters, galleries and concert halls will help showcase the full range of Irish culture in the coming year as part of Imagine Ireland, a $5.2 million project underwritten by the Irish […]

01/09/2011

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UIC Gets $7M Grant To Test And Treat Inmates For HIV

The University of Illinois at Chicago has received a $7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study effective ways to seek, test, and treat inmates with HIV.

10/20/2010

(DowntownElgin.org; Google Maps)

NW Suburb Gets Grant For Riverfront Face-Lift

A northwest suburban Chicago community will receive $8 million in state money to help revitalize its urban riverfront.

10/10/2010