Daniel Horyn, 34, was diagnosed with cancer a year ago, but kept up his work as an English teacher and track and cross country coach during his treatment.
Oberman fought machine politics in his days at City Hall, and frequently clashed with former Mayors Richard J. Daley, Michael Bilandic, and Jane Byrne. He was also an ally of former Mayor Harold Washington before Oberman resigned in 1987.
Some students at Lincoln Park High School were upset about being forced to comply with the school’s dress code during the extreme heat on Monday and Tuesday.
Until now, students with learning disabilities who wanted to go to a college preparatory high school had no place in Chicago that was dedicated specifically to their needs.
The city’s top cop said he’s pleased with how things have been going so far, as children head back to their first day of classes.
Morris Elementary School District 54 Supt. Teri Shaw said she doesn’t know why the driver dropped all 20 students from White Oak Elementary at a local park Tuesday afternoon.
The Illinois Secretary of State’s office is getting out the word: big changes are coming soon for drivers with disabilities.
Passengers on designated quiet cars must silence their cell phones, and other loud devices, and limit their conversation to quiet voices.
It’s not your father’s tailgate party.
The tall ships will arrive at Navy Pier in the “Parade of Sail” Wednesday afternoon, and stay through Sunday.
“It would really be nice to know really what did happen,” said Wayne Weckler, whose cousin, Georgia Jean Weckler, was last seen walking on a country road on May 1, 1947.
A Chicago man said Sears is lucky he’s honest; otherwise, the retailer could have exposed hundreds of its former employees to identity theft.
Investigators spent the night at Evanston Pipe & Tobacco, after 38-year-old Mohammed Abdul Azim Hakeem and 34-year-old Mohammed Abdul Mubeen Hakeem were found in the basement.
David Rice and Alison Vesely started First Folio Theatre as a backyard summer theater company.
A month before the new school year starts, protestors from the Chicago Teacher’s Union were expressing outrage over budget cuts at the Chicago Public Schools, with a protest march through the Loop.
Like his boss, Grant Achatz, in the culinary field, bartender Charles Joly is becoming a star in bartending circles.
More than 300 boats will be running the annual Chicago Yacht Club Race To Mackinac this weekend, and this year it will documented on film.
If you’re planning to drive somewhere for the Fourth of July holiday, the trip will cost you less.
A team of experts from the Field Museum spent the weekend helping with a murder investigation in Michigan.
Thanks to a Chicago-area company, a California do-it-yourselfer has received a $5,000 return on a $3 investment.