Closing Arguments Continue In Grant Fraud TrialClosing 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.
U Of I To Get $19.5M For Health Care Innovation ProjectThe U of I project will bring health care into neighborhoods, using nurses with advanced training to lead medical teams.
BGA Questions Spending Meant For Congressman Rush's Tech CenterAn investigation by the Better Government Association has raised questions about a technology center launched by Congressman Bobby Rush more than a decade ago.
CeaseFire Shutting Down 2 Offices As City Funding Dries UpFormer 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.
CTA To Spend Over $200 Million On Upgraded Bus Fleet, Other ImprovementsThe Chicago Transit Authority is setting aside $205 million to rehabilitate and modernize the agency’s bus and rail maintenance facilities.
Illinois Fire Service Institute Receives Grant For Training SchoolThe Illinois Fire Service Institute's hands-on training school for teens and young adults has received a $65,000 state grant.
American Cancer Society Awards $250,000 To Fight ObesityThe American Cancer Society is awarding $250,000 in anti-obesity grants to help children learn to think healthy at a younger age.
Suburban Fire Department Gets $327,000 GrantThe 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.
Cat Shelter Owner Loses $50,000 GrantA woman who runs a South Elgin cat shelter has been ordered to return a $50,000 grant she won in a contest.
$5M Grant Brings Ireland To Chicago
UIC Gets $7M Grant To Test And Treat Inmates For HIVThe 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.
NW Suburb Gets Grant For Riverfront Face-LiftA northwest suburban Chicago community will receive $8 million in state money to help revitalize its urban riverfront.