John T. Coli Sr., a longtime Teamsters leader and political player, is charged with trying to extort $100,000 out of Cinespace Chicago Film Studio.
Principals gathered at Westinghouse College Prep High School learned that the CPS allocation will be $4,290 for fourth- through eighth-grade students.
An attorney for the boy had asked that he be allowed to leave custody and submit to electronic home monitoring.
A key credit ratings agency has boosted its outlook for Illinois, pointing to the passage of the state budget last week.
An activist who snapped his fingers during a pre-trial hearing in Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke’s murder case got 12 months probation.
The first section of a $12 million lakefront project to separate cyclists from other path users has been completed.
“The last 24 hours have been the worst time in some of our lives,” Katie Albert, a volunteer trainer at Del Real who lost three horses in the blaze.
James Woodard said it’s clear the state needs a budget, but not with such unreasonably high taxes.
“There are nearly $3 billion in cuts and savings in this plan,” said Cullerton, who got a standing ovation as he was introduced.