College Students Rally For Fully-Funded Public Higher EducationAbout 100 college students from schools across the Chicago area marched on Michigan Avenue in downtown Chicago on Monday afternoon and then held a rally in front of the Art Institute calling for fully-funded public higher education in Illinois.
Food Trucks Find New Laws UnconstitutionalThe Institute for Justice appeared Wednesday in court on behalf of the Cupcakes for Courage food truck to ask that two provisions in Chicago’s food truck laws be found unconstitutional.
Metra Cruising Toward Fare HikeThe commuter rail agency on Friday approved a preliminary "average" fare increase of nearly 6 percent that would take effect in February.
Some Suburbs Plan Exemptions From Cook County Sick Leave MandateSeveral Cook County suburbs have begun pushing back against the county’s newly-approved paid sick leave ordinance.
Indiana State Police Seek Truck Driver In Fatal Hit-And-RunNika Trippi, 30, pulled over in the southbound lanes near Fair Oaks to check on a noise from her Chevy Suburban when she was hit by a passing semi.
Chicago Police Using Social Media To Improve ImageThat's what's pushing a recent social media surge from within the department, WBBM's Terry Keshner reports.
As Strike Deadline Nears, CPS And Teachers Continue Last Ditch TalksThe looming threat of a strike by the Chicago Teachers Union continued Monday, and if an agreement isn't reached with the Chicago Public Schools isn’t reached by the end of the day, teachers have vowed to walk off the job Tuesday.
Chicago Writer-Director Premieres Semi-Autobiographical Cancer FilmA new feature film is premiering Sunday at Loyola Hospital in Maywood.
Students Clean Up Humboldt Park As Part Of Leadership ConferenceThe students are part of the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Foundation’s annual World Leadership Congress.
Grown-Up But Can't Ride A Bike? Chicago Has A Program For YouStarting Monday, the Chicago Department of Transportation will offer free bicycle riding classes for adults.
Chicago Area Court Is No. 1 In Bankruptcy FilingsThe court says it had 47,535 case filings in the 12-month period ending March 31, overtaking the Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California.
Heat Causes Buckling On Lake Shore Drive, Traffic SlowdownsChicago has had six day this month with temperatures of more than 90 degrees. The average for June is just four.

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