The Illinois Tollway is resorting to potential embarrassment to put pressure on businesses that routinely fail to pay their tolls.
Chicago Public Schools will close 54 school programs and 61 buildings in an effort to close a $1 billion budget deficit. Here is the list, released by the Chicago Teachers Union:
He stands with Kanye West, Jay-Z, The Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach, fun., and Mumford & Sons as the six artists who have six nominations each, topping all other artists.
An Illinois House committee has endorsed a plan to give the Chicago Public Schools four more months to decide where to make cuts in the number of schools the system operates.
The head of the Chicago Public School system said Friday that the District needs more time to decide how many schools might have to close next school year, and to get the public involved in making the decisions.
U.S. News & World Report placed Northwestern Memorial Hospital as the 12th on its list for best medical centers in the country this year.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Police Supt. Garry McCarthy defended their anti-violence strategies on Monday, in the wake of another weekend that saw at least 20 people shot, and criticism from some aldermen who have seen spikes in homicides in their wards.
The Chicago Park District has been replacing drains–and doing other repairs–on all its pools and the work has not been completed at some facilities. Officials hope to get all the pools open by next week.
The White Sox have released the 50 players they have selected for the 2011 First-Year Player Draft.
Oak Park River Forest High School students show solidarity after degrading “list” was posted on Facebook, distributed in school.
The complete list of 83rd Annual Academy Award nominations announced Tuesday:
Administrators at Oak Park River Forest High School are warning parents and students about an “inappropriate ranking list” of female students that is being circulated.