More Bickering Between Chicago, Feds Over Sanctuary City StatusChicago-area officials are dismissing a Justice Department letter ordering it to comply with federal immigration enforcement or risk losing grant money.
Judge To Rule April 28 On CPS Discrimination Lawsuit Against StateThe Chicago Board of Education and a group of CPS parents sued the state, seeking to declare its funding systems discriminatory and illegal.
Black Aldermen Demand Voice On Next Police ContractAld. Roderick Sawyer (6th) said he and other African-American aldermen are willing to sit down with new FOP leadership.
Aldermen Back Appointment Of New Police Oversight DeputyDr. Laura Kunard said she wants to help oversee reform of a Chicago police accountability system that's unfair and not trusted by the public
Baffoe: Happy Morgan Park Championship Rings Story A Product Of Rauner, Emanuel AwfulnessKindness from outsiders was needed after those in power showed little care for kids.
Millennium Park Now Most-Visited Site In The MidwestMayor Rahm Emanuel said 12.9 million people visited Millennium Park in the second half of 2016 alone.
Mayor Tight-Lipped About New Englewood High School, Possible ClosingsMayor Rahm Emanuel was trying to steer clear of any public discussion about the possibility of closing several high schools in Englewood.
CPS To Set New Graduation Requirement: Acceptance LetterUnder a new plan to prepare them for life after high school, Chicago Public Schools students would have to show an acceptance letter to a university, community college, apprenticeship, trade school, internship, or the armed services.
Sessions Memo Puts CPD Reform Agreement With Feds In DoubtA memo from Attorney General Jeff Sessions has called into question whether the Justice Department will monitor reforms to the Chicago Police Department.
Emanuel: $26M Investment Coming To Aging Park FacilitiesThe money for the city’s “Save Chicago’s Treasures” initiative will be coming from Illinois Department of Natural Resources’ grant funding and the park district’s capital funds, Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office announced Sunday.
Spicer: "No Question" Trump Would Pull Funds Over Sanctuary StatusWhite House press secretary Sean Spicer said Friday that Chicago can’t expect to continue receiving funding from the Justice Department to fight crime if it maintains its status as a so-called “sanctuary city” that shields some undocumented immigrants from deportation attempts.
Rahm Says Thompson Center Sale "Shouldn't Be This Tough," Blames GovernorMayor Rahm Emanuel suggested Gov. Bruce Rauner is making almost everything difficult in Springfield, including efforts to sell the James R. Thompson Center, which now houses state offices in Chicago.