Waukegan School Board Votes To Rename Thomas Jefferson Middle School For John Lewis, After Suggestion Of Barack Obama Draws ObjectionsA proposal to name a Waukegan school after former President Barack Obama did not go over well.
After CBS 2 Investigation, New Privacy Protections For Sexual Violence Survivors Come Closer To Becoming Illinois LawNew privacy protections for survivors of sexual violence inched a step closer to becoming law in Illinois on Tuesday.
Chicago Heights Parks Supt. Frank Perez Backs Out Of Interview With CBS 2 After Taking Buyout To Leave Amid Complaints About Handling Of FundsWith only days left on the job, the parks superintendent in south suburban Chicago Heights still is not talking to CBS 2.
Member Of Illinois House Speaker Welch's Staff Tests Positive For COVID-19 In SpringfieldA member of Illinois House Speaker Emanuel "Chris" Welch's staff tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday, as lawmakers and their staffs returned to Springfield after their two-week spring break.
City Council Committee Backs Plan To Protect Chicago Workers Who Take Time Off To Get COVID-19 Vaccine“This ordinance will ensure that no worker has to choose between keeping their job and getting the COVID-19 vaccine,” Business Affairs and Consumer Protection Commissioner Rosa Escareno said.
Suburban Man Says Unlike Others, He's Had Plenty Of Contact With IDES -- But It's Been Of No HelpA suburban man said unlike many others, he has gotten through many times to the Illinois Department of Employment Security – but it has ultimately been of no help.
Anger And Frustration As Chicago Heights Parks Superintendent Gets $212,000 Buyout Amid Complaints That Money Was Mishandled On His WatchThe parks superintendent in Chicago Heights wasn’t fired – he walked – and for that, taxpayers will foot a buyout of more than $200,000 for him.
Aldermen Approve Revised Plan To Close Loophole In Anti-Puppy Mill Ordinance Restricting Sales Of Dogs, Cats, And Rabbits At Pet StoresChicago’s puppy mill ordinance prohibits retailers from selling dogs, cats, or rabbits that do not come from government-run animal shelters, private humane societies, or animal rescue groups.
Aldermen Condemn Congresswoman Mary Miller For Saying Hitler 'Was Right About One Thing'Ald. Debra Silverstein (50th), one of two Jewish members of the City Council, said Congresswoman Mary Miller “disgraced her office and gravely offended the citizens of the state of Illinois.”
On One-Year Anniversary Of Botched Smokestack Demolition, Little Village Community Leaders Call For Jobs, Better Environmental ProtectionResidents and community leaders in Little Village on Sunday marked the one-year anniversary of the implosion of the Crawford coal plant.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, Other Officials Call On State To Pass Plan To Reduce Vacant PropertiesCook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on Saturday was promoting a plan to reduce vacant properties, create affordable housing, and stop people from losing their homes.
Snag In Negotiations: Chicago Teachers Union Wants To Push Back Return Of High School Students As COVID-19 Cases Rise, CPS Does NotA rapid rise in coronavirus cases in the Chicago area is a big concern for some Chicago teachers.
Tiffany Henyard Wins Race For Mayor Of DoltonVillage Trustee Tiffany Henyard declared victory Tuesday in the mayoral race in south suburban Dolton.
Lyons Village President Chris Getty Well Ahead In Reelection BidChris Getty appeared to win reelection Tuesday night as village president in Lyons.
Aurora Mayor Richard Irvin Wins Bid For ReelectionAurora Mayor Richard Irvin won his bid for reelection Tuesday night with a majority of the vote.