Playground Problems Plague School 'There Are Bullet Holes In The Slide'"Schools in North Lawndale, we don't get enough attention. Unless we, you know, we have to sort of force that attention."
Ald. Emma Mitts Denies Ballot Signatures Were Required To Get Free Thanksgiving TurkeysA West Side resident said an alderman’s turkey giveaway came with a price.
Light Pole Appears To Have Snapped From Base Before Falling, Injuring Woman Outside The Thompson Center"I saw the light pole fall. And the lights just went scattering all over the place."
How Are CPS Teachers Getting Post-Strike Makeup Days Off?First, the Chicago Teachers Union demanded more makeup days for time spent on the picket line – and they got some of them, exactly as they wanted. But it turns out teachers won’t be at work anyway on many of those days.
More Chicago Police Officers Headed To Streets As Part Of Multi-Department Consolidation MoveMore Chicago Police officers are out on the street – in what might sound like a move to cut crime. But it is actually all about saving money.
Mayor Lightfoot Claims Uber Offered $54 Million To Ministers If They Bashed Her Rideshare Tax PlanMayor Lori Lightfoot on Wednesday accused Uber of offering tens of millions of dollars to ministers to get them to bash her proposed rideshare tax.
Mayor Lightfoot Tells State Lawmakers City Needs Casino To Fill Budget HoleMayor Lori Lightfoot showed her hand in Springfield Tuesday, telling state lawmakers the city needs a casino to help solve its massive budget hole.
Dolton Rental Home Deemed Uninhabitable, But Village Trustee Owner Is Still Receiving Tax SubsidiesNearly three months ago, CBS 2 exposed serious problems involving mold, water, and leaks in a south suburban rental home owned by a Dolton village trustee. Since then, the renter said it has only gotten worse.
Who Will Replace Police Supt. Eddie Johnson? Mayor Lightfoot Not Talking YetWith Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson now retiring, we don’t yet have any idea who will replace him on a permanent basis – though there are interim candidates on the horizon.
Workers Accuse Airport Food Company Of Paying Them Less Than Their Contract Requires"They're making excuses. I'm scared, but I'm here to fight for that."
Teachers' Strike May Leave Relationship Between Mayor Lightfoot, CTU StrainedWhile a deal has been approved and the Chicago Teachers Union has agreed to end its strike, the strain of reaching the agreement seemed apparent on both sides Thursday.
School Out For 11th Day Thursday; Tentative Agreement Reached, But Teachers Refuse To Return To Work Without Makeup DaysThe Chicago Teachers Union on Wednesday night said it had a tentative agreement, but will not be returning to work until Mayor Lori Lightfoot agrees to make up the 10 days they missed.
Outside Trump Tower Fundraiser, Big Donors Say They Think President Trump Is On The Right TrackPresident Donald Trump was in Chicago on Monday for two events, including a fundraiser that raked in millions of dollars.
How Much Will President Trump's Chicago Appearance Cost Taxpayers?President Donald Trump often bashes Chicago, but next week, he will be in the city for a fundraiser and then a speech.
Hope Persists For President Trump To Commute Former Gov. Blagojevich's Sentence, Blago Family Spokesman SaysPresident Donald Trump is coming to Chicago next week, and one person who is particularly interested in the visit is Patti Blagojevich.