Illinois Gets $1.8M For Low-Income Students Taking AP TestsIllinois will receive nearly $1.8 million to help low-income students take advanced placement tests.
NOAA: $9M For Projects To Mitigate Climate Change ThreatsThe National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is offering $9 million in grants to help coastal communities deal with extreme weather, changing ocean conditions and climate hazards.
Hunger-Relief Organizations Encouraged To Apply For 'Chiditarod' GrantsEach year, a charity event that spoofs the Alaska Iditarod -- with shopping carts instead of sleds and dogs -- collects canned goods and raises money to fight hunger.
Judge Decides Friend Of Obama Is 'Hostile Witness'A federal judge Monday declared a close friend of President Barack Obama to be a "hostile witness" in a trial over funds allegedly misused at the Illinois Department of Public Health, following a hearing where Dr. Eric Whitaker leveled accusations of racial bias against prosecutors.
‘Youth CareerConnect' Grants Fund STEM Focused ProgramsCareerConnect is a $107 million competition to redesign American education. The competition encourages local school districts and post-secondary institutions to develop STEM-focused programs that will graduate students with work-ready skills and knowledge.
Why Every College Student Should File A FAFSAThe federal government provides billions in grants, loans and work-study opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students each year.
Anti-Violence Agency Director Slow To Pass Out Grants, Critics SayToni Irving is a PhD in English and literature who oversaw the now-dissolved Illinois Violence Prevention Authority and then got a raise from $119,000 to $250,000 a year. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
Gov. Quinn Asks For Drought Disaster Designation In IllinoisGov. Pat Quinn is asking for Illinois to be designated a drought disaster area.