Evanston School To Change Locker Protocol Following Thefts By EmployeesFollowing the firing of two employees who allegedly stole from students’ lockers, the Evanston Township High School District 202 Board members and administrators have begun implementing changes to locker protocol. After viewing students’ videos that school officials said implicated staff members in the thefts, the administration did a “careful investigation” before board members eventually terminated the employment of the staff involved.
Uber, Lyft Face Aldermen As Committee Considers Tougher RulesThirty-four aldermen have backed the ordinance to require part-time drivers for smartphone-summoned ride-hailing services to meet the same licensing and background check requirements as professional taxi drivers. Companies like Uber and Lyft have said the regulations would make it nearly impossible for their ride-hailing services to operate in Chicago, and drive them out of the city altogether.
Chicago Parents Rally Downtown For School FundingChicago parents are rallying downtown Wednesday morning to call for sustainable funding for the city's public schools. The protest comes as Chicago Public Schools prepares for deep school budget cuts in the upcoming academic year if the state fails to produce funding for the district. CPS faces a $1 billion budget deficit in the new fiscal year, which starts in July.
Levine: Chris Sale Proves Human In First Loss Of SeasonOne of the hottest pitchers in baseball proved to be only human Tuesday night. White Sox left-hander Chris Sale was torched for six runs, all earned, in just 3 1/3 innings, losing for the first time in 2016 as Chicago fell 6-2 to Cleveland at U.S. Cellular Field.
Couple Files Complaint After Inn Denies Them Non-Religious WeddingA mixed faith couple has filed a discrimination complaint with the state, after being told they could not have their wedding at an inn in Galena, because they wanted a non-religious ceremony.
Generation Heroin: “One Bag Unleashed A Monster”Tim Ryan started drinking at 13, and was dabbling in drugs soon after.