Chicago Public Schools' Bond Rating Downgraded AgainOne of the nation’s bond rating agencies is out with another warning about the Chicago Public Schools system’s financial future.
Family Sues Over Nanny Who Shook, Choked 15-Month-Old GirlA lawsuit has been filed in connection with the abuse of a 15-month-old girl by the nanny hired to look after the child.
Emanuel Calls On Homeowners To Install Water MetersMayor Rahm Emanuel is reiterating his support for the city’s campaign asking homeowners to voluntarily install water meters.
Cook County Sheriff's Deputy Says Colleagues Harassed Him Because He's GayA Cook County Sheriff’s deputy has filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against his employer, claiming that supervisors have done nothing to stop his co-workers from making his life miserable because he is gay.
Report: Emanuel Considering Hikes On Amusement, Cigarette TaxesThe City of Chicago may be facing a budget deficit of as much as $369 million next year, and reports are now surfacing that Mayor Rahm Emanuel may be looking at raising some taxes to close the gap.
South Suburban School Counselor Fired Over Sexually Graphic BookA south suburban school district has fired the guidance counselor and former basketball coach who wrote a book that some say crossed the line, sexually speaking.
Defense Set To Rest In Vaughn Family Massacre TrialChristopher Vaughn’s own blood stain expert agreed with prosecutors Tuesday that his analysis of what happened in Vaughn’s Ford Expedition five years ago doesn’t match the Oswego man’s story.
Report: Major Upgrades May Be Coming To Midway AirportSome major upgrades may be in store at Midway International Airport.
Warning: Rare Disease Could Leave Dogs BlindA warning has been issued for Chicago dog owners about a rare disease that could leave their pet blind.
West Aurora High School District In Trouble With DCFS Over Abusive Band TeacherThe West Aurora High School District is in trouble with the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services over an allegation involving a teacher.
Report: DCFS Says Budget Cuts Could Be CripplingThe Illinois Dept of Children and Family Services is warning in a published report that budget cuts mandated by the General Assembly are going to have a severe impact.
Deadline Coming For Action By Quinn On Gambling BillThe deadline is nearing for Gov. Pat Quinn to act on the state’s gambling expansion bill.
Plainfield Officials To Weigh Proposal For Gun Safes In SchoolsA proposal involving schools and guns is up for a vote in suburban Plainfield – and it actually involves bringing more guns to schools.
Feds Break Up Counterfeiting Operation In South SuburbsA suburban counterfeiting operation has been broken up.
Officers Sue, Claim Politics Got Them Cut From Mayor's Security DetailThe makeup of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s security detail is the subject of a lawsuit.