CPS To Give Principals $130 Million To Prepare For Longer DayPrincipals in the Chicago Public Schools are in line to get $130 million to help pay for next year's longer school days.
Man Claims Police Beat Him, Knocked Him Out Of WheelchairA paraplegic man claims two Chicago Police officers beat him and knocked him out of his wheelchair during a confrontation at a Loop doughnut shop.
No Cause Determined For Stable Fire That Killed 18 HorsesThe fire in the Black Tie Stable in unincorporated McHenry County that left 18 show horses dead has been ruled an accident.
Quinn's New Pension Plan Would Increase Contributions, Raise Retirement AgeGov. Pat Quinn announced a pension plan Friday that he says will fix the state’s overtaxed and underfunded public pension system.
City Council Passes Resolution Urging Pension Fund To Divest From IranThe Chicago City Council is urging the city's largest employee pension fund to divest itself from companies that do business with Iran's energy sector.
State Panel Fails To Come Up With Plan To Cut Medicaid BudgetAn Illinois state panel appointed to find ways to cut Medicaid costs has taken one step forward and two steps back.
Local School Council Elections Begin; Few Candidates At Many SchoolsLocal School Council elections begin Wednesday, and many schools are suffering from a lack of interested candidates.
Lawsuit: Tylenol Was To Blame For Baby's DeathThe makers of Tylenol are facing a new lawsuit filed by an Illinois family on an old recall.
Shareholder Sues Groupon Over Loss Reporting ScandalAnother Groupon shareholder has filed a lawsuit against the Chicago-based daily deal Web site company.
Big Raises Mean Big Pension Penalties At Suburban SchoolsSuburban school districts are pushing back hard against a 2005 state law that was meant to rein in Illinois' skyrocketing pension costs.
ChiArts High School To Take Over Old Malcolm X College BuildingTwo schools in Chicago will have new homes, thanks to a $251 million renovation and a little shuffling.
Report: Feud Among Organizers Has Hurt Funding For Greektown ParadeA public feud among Greektown organizers over allegations of missing money has sponsors backing off from the community's biggest event of the year.
Hospitals, Vintage Theaters Top Preservation Group's 'Endangered' ListThree Chicago hospitals and some aging movie theaters have topped the latest list of endangered historic buildings made by Preservation Chicago.
Preckwinkle Unveils New 'Worksite Wellness' Program For CountyCook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle says she has a new way to battle high insurance premiums for county employees.
Electric Charging Stations Coming To Tollway OasesGov. Pat Quinn and officials at the Illinois Toll Highway Authority have announced plans to install electric car charging stations across the system.