Chicago State University Faculty Asks Rauner To Replace TrusteesThe faculty at Chicago State University has asked Gov. Bruce Rauner to remove all the trustees at the beleaguered South Side school as it faces declining enrollment, major funding shortfalls, and the unexpected ouster of its popular new president.
Van Dyke "Feels Responsible" Other Cops Face Firing Over McDonald ShootingThe attorney for Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke said his client is struggling with feelings of responsibility for his colleagues’ legal troubles, with the Police Department seeking to fire four other officers for allegedly lying about the shooting of Laquan McDonald.
Urban League Kids Hosting Water Drive For FlintAs the number of bottled water drives for Flint has slowed to a drip, the Chicago Urban League is hosting one for the next several weeks.
Move To Have All Chicago Patrol Cops Wear Body Cameras Aims To Rebuild TrustThe cameras will be paid for out of the department's operating budget and grants, according to a press release.
Loyola Medicine Opens New Program For Concussed AthletesLoyola University Medical Center hopes to make concussion examinations an easier process with a new program.
Wheaton Church Holds Prayer Service For Newborn Found Dead On Side Of RoadIt's been a month since the body of a newborn was found on the side of a road in rural DuPage County. WBBM's Nancy Harty reports.
Chicago Firemen Honor 9/11 VictimsThey saluted the American flag at half staff.
Chicago Political Analyst, Professor Paul Green Dies at 73His latest publications, co-authored with Mel Holli, are entitled World War II Chicago and The Mayors: The Chicago Political Tradition, 3rd edition.
Cook County's Trauma Center Marks 50th AnniversaryThe concept: Treat traumatically injured patients immediately with a team of specialists --- doctors, nurses, surgeons -- who remain their medical team through recovery.
Chicago Police Offer Free Back-To-School HaircutsThe Chicago Police Department was offering free back-to-school haircuts today.
Emanuel Mum On Details Of Plan To Hire More Police OfficersMayor Rahm Emanuel on Friday offered few specifics about his plan to hire more police officers, but said that alone won’t solve the gun violence crisis that led to the city’s deadliest month in two decades.
Agency Seeks Private Funds To Dredge Chain O'Lakes, Fox RiverFox Waterway Agency executive director Joe Keller said growing levels of sediment have been clogging the system, which has the most recreational boats per mile in the country.