Douglass Branch Library Getting $2.15 Million UpgradeThe Douglass Branch Library will undergo a $2.15 million renovation that will add new dedicated spaces for kids and teens, a new circulation desk and improved security, the city says.
Proposed CPS Budget Leaves Some Schools Out In The ColdChicago Public Schools' nearly $1 billion capital investment plan was announced this month.
ComEd Breaks Ground On North Side HeadquartersComEd on Monday started construction on a new 120,000-square-foot facility on Chicago's north side.
Big Questions Loom After Emanuel Reveals $1 Billion CPS Budget PlanCPS will likely need to borrow most of or all of the money to finance a $1 billion proposal, despite the city’s improved credit rating.
New LED Lights Installed On Lake Shore DriveSo far, the city has installed 45,000 new streetlights as part of a modernization project.
Family Of Bettie Jones Settles With City Ahead Of LeGrier TrialShe was one of two people shot and killed by a Chicago police officer in 2015 on the city's West Side.
Chicago's Stoplight Pole Problems Plague Drivers, PedestriansNeighborhood residents said they've noticed trucks hitting the pole all the time.
High School Senior's Artwork Wins Reusable Bag ContestA Mather High School student's colorful depiction of the Chicago skyline standing tall above flowers and fresh picked fruits and vegetables is the winner of the 2018 Chicago City Markets Bag contest.
Dorothy Brown Running For Mayor Of ChicagoBrown has not been charged with a crime and she did win her last election handily.
City Pays $20 Million So Far In 2018 For Police Misconduct CasesOn Monday, the city paid to settle more police misconduct cases—this time for a total of $4.6 million—but that is just the tip of the iceberg.
Chicago To Spend More For Opioid Treatment ServicesThe Chicago Department of Public Health is adding another $500,000 to programs for opioid treatment services.
City To People Suffering In The Cold: Call UsCity authorities say they can help tenants who don't have enough heat and others. WBBM's Bob Roberts reports.