Illinois Schools Struggle To Fill Teaching Vacancies; One District Hires International Teachers To Meet The Needs"We currently have a chemistry physics teaching position that we have zero applicants for right now. I am really concerned about how we're going to be able to fill that position," said Steven Wrobleski superintendent at LaSalle Peru Township High School.
Inspector General Slams 'Inefficient, Reactive, And Chaotic' Response To Deadly COVID Outbreak At LaSalle Veterans' Home
Illinois Veterans Affairs Director Linda Chapa LaVia Resigns Amid Scandal Over Deadly COVID-19 Outbreak At LaSalle Veterans' HomeAccording to the Illinois Department of Public Health, as of Monday, there have been 209 coronavirus cases at the Illinois Veterans Home in LaSalle, including 36 deaths.
Coronavirus In Illinois: State Investigating COVID Outbreak At LaSalle Veterans Home After 27 DeathsIllinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s office and the state’s Department of Veterans Affairs are attempting to determine what caused the outbreak at the state-run LaSalle Veterans Home in LaSalle, about 90 miles (145 kilometers) southwest of Chicago.
Police Officers Linked To Extremist GroupSerious concerns have been raised over Illinois police officers with ties to right wing extremist groups.
Winter Weather Advisory Issued For Areas North And West Of ChicagoA Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for areas north and west of Cook County until Thursday morning, according to the National Weather Service Chicago.
Chicago Police Vehicle Involved in CollisionA marked Chicago Police vehicle was involved in a collision around 8:30 a.m. at Chicago and LaSalle, according to the Chicago Police Department.
1 Killed, More Than A Dozen Injured When Tornado Hits LaSalle CountyNaplate Mayor Jim Rick saw the tornado pass through town and the debris it scattered through the air.
Man Charged With Firing Assault Rifle At Blue Line TrainA 25-year-old man has been charged with firing an assault rifle at a CTA train inside a subway station on Thursday.
Man Fires Assault Rifle At Blue Line Subway Station; No One InjuredA gunman was in custody Thursday after firing shots on a Blue Line subway platform.
Blue Line Service Getting Back To Normal After Debris Blocked TrainsNormal service has resumed on the Blue Line, after nearly nine hours of significant delays, due to a pile of wet concrete that fell on the tracks on the Near West Side early Tuesday.
Normal Blue Line Service Resuming After Major DelaysAfter commuters had to deal with nearly four hours of major delays on the Blue Line, due to a power outage on tracks near a downtown subway station, CTA officials said service was returning to normal Wednesday afternoon.
Driver, 2 Kids Hurt In School Bus Crash In LaSalle CountySandwich School District 430 Supt. Rick Schmitt said an Illinois Central school bus was taking students to Lighted Way, a school for special needs students in LaSalle, when two deer ran in front of the bus as it was headed west on U.S. Route 52 around 8 a.m.
'Occupy Chicago' Protesters Vow To StayThe Wall Street protests have spread across the county and have taken root in Chicago for nearly a month. But some are now asking: Is anyone really listening? Demonstrators believe they are, CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
Falling Glass Reported In LoopReports of falling glass in the Loop is halting some CTA service in the downtown area Thursday evening.