Emanuel Introduces Plan To Transfer Park District Land For Obama LibraryBringing the Obama Presidential Library and Museum to Chicago might be a step closer to reality, as Mayor Rahm Emanuel was set to unveil an ordinance he hopes will help ease concerns of the Barack Obama Foundation.
North Lawndale Residents Redouble Efforts To Get Obama LibraryWest Side residents staged a rally Thursday to make their case for building the proposed Obama Presidential Library in North Lawndale.
Emanuel Taking "Very Active Role" In Bid To Bring Obama Library To ChicagoThe Barack Obama Foundation voiced concerns about the University of Chicago’s bid for the presidential library and museum, because its proposals would rely on using property owned by the Chicago Park District, not the university.
Study: City Council A Bigger Rubber Stamp For Emanuel Than For The DaleysThe City Council has bristled under criticisms that it is little more than a rubber stamp for Chicago’s mayors, but a new study has revealed that label is more accurate now than ever.
Chicago, New York, Honolulu To Submit Proposals For Obama LibraryNext week, a handful of President Barack Obama's oldest friends and associates will start judging proposals from two universities in Chicago and one each in New York and Honolulu, and by the end of March, Obama and the first lady will announce the winner.
University Of Illinois Names Timothy Killeen New PresidentKilleen will become the university's 20th president when current President Robert Easter retires in June. Easter, a longtime university administrator, became president in 2012, during a three-year period of turmoil.
Divvy Bikes Offering Discounted Memberships For Chicago Area College StudentsThe Divvy bike rental program is offering discounted membership for students at several Chicago area colleges. The student membership will cost $55 for an annual membership, discounted from the standard $75 fee.
Tripping Seniors On Purpose To Stop Future FallsResearchers are tripping seniors on purpose, and it's not some kind of warped practical joke. The experiment is among techniques being studied to prevent falls, the leading cause of injury in older adults.
UIC Adds North Lawndale Site To Bid For Obama LibraryCommunity activists have teamed up with the University of Illinois at Chicago to promote a 23-acre site in North Lawndale as a place to put the Obama Presidential Library.
Cicero Teen Honored For Detaining Suspect In Rape At UIC DormThe town of Cicero honored a college freshman on Tuesday for helping detain a man who had sexually assaulted a female student inside a dormitory shower at the University of Illinois-at Chicago last week.
No Bail For Suspect In Rape At UIC DormTavares Humphries got into the Commons South residence hall by following a student inside, then burglarized a co-eds’ dorm room before attacking an 18-year-old woman in the women's showers Monday morning.
Man Charged With Attacking Woman In UIC Dorm ShowerA man has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman in a dormitory shower on the University of Illinois at Chicago campus on Monday.
UIC Faculty Staging Two-Day StrikeSalary has been the biggest issue in contract talks that have stalled after 18 months of negotiations.
UIC Faculty Votes For Strike, But Talks ContinueMembers of the University of Illinois at Chicago’s faculty union voted to approve a strike Thursday, although union negotiators will continue to attend previously scheduled mediation sessions with school administrators.
Four Buildings At UIC Evacuated For Gas LeakA Level 2 HazMat response was called when a construction company hit a small gas line at 900 W. Taylor St.