Manierre Elementary School Builds Outdoor ClassroomThe playground of a school on the near north side got a makeover Saturday, designed to give students a more interactive learning experience.
Park Manor Getting New Playground, Outdoor Learning SpaceChildren who can’t play at the local park in the Park Manor neighborhood were getting a new playground on Thursday.
Bears Help Build New Playground For South Chicago Community CenterA South Chicago neighborhood community center cut the ribbon Wednesday morning on a new playground, built with the help of the Chicago Bears
Man Charged With Attacking Kids On School Playground At RecessA St. Louis man has been arrested on felony charges, after allegedly attacking four children at a playground outside a Near North Side elementary school.
Chicago's Playground Initiative Finishes One Year Ahead Of ScheduleMayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Park District General Superintendent Michael Kelly announced Saturday the completion of Chicago Plays! playground initiative.
5 Juveniles Set Playground Equipment On Fire At Plainfield SchoolFive juveniles set playground equipment on fire at Walker Grove School in southwest suburban Planfield Sunday.
Parents Raise Money To Overhaul Dangerous Chicago School PlaygroundFrom afar, it looks like your typical playground. But once you get close the problems are obvious. CBS 2's Sandra Torres reports.
Construction Of School Annex To Turn Lincoln Park Street Into PlaygroundResidents of a block in Lincoln Park have threatened to file a lawsuit, after learning their street will be closed during the day for about a year, to help make way for construction of an addition to the local elementary school. During construction, the street will be used as a playground for Lincoln Elementary.
Police Say No Foul Play Involved After Nails Found In Slides At Oak Lawn Playground Last MonthOak Lawn Police say there was no foul play involved in nails found protruding from slides on a playground last month.
Mayor Emanuel Cuts Ribbon On New Park In BurnsideMayor Emanuel helped cut the ribbon at Burnside Park on Sunday.
Rogers Park Playground To Be UpgradedMayor Rahm Emanuel was in Rogers Park on Friday, to celebrate the latest of his administration’s makeovers of neighborhood parks.
Parents Worried By Short Fence Separating Play Lot From Chicago RiverResidents of one of Chicago’s Northwest side neighborhood are demanding that the kids who use a park play lot be protected from possible drowning. They voiced their concerns to CBS 2’s Mike Parker who has this Original Report.

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