A celebrated principal of a high school for disabled teens and young adults has been tabbed to take over a department that serves 52,000 students.
Robert Crimo III, accused of killing seven and wounding dozens more at a Fourth of July parade in 2022, asked a Lake County judge to allow him to proceed without the aid of his assistant public defenders and invoked his right to a speedy trial.
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A pilot program announced by Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart and Illinois Secretary of State Alexi Giannoulias is thought to be the first in the nation offered to inmates at the county jail level.
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$8.75M settlement to children of man shot to death during domestic violence call gets committee approval
The settlement goes to the City Council for approval at Wednesday’s meeting. It would go to the children of Michael Craig, 61, who was shot and killed by police in 2021 after Craig called 911, saying his wife had “a knife on me, on the bed, on my throat.”
DE Myles Garrett and the Browns are No. 1 in yards allowed but tied 14th in points allowed — giving up 24 points or more vs. the Jaguars, Rams, Broncos and Ravens in the past five games. So it’s a challenge, but also an opportunity for Fields and Getsy.
Fields has room to grow, to be sure, but Sunday he led the Bears to their most impressive win in two years. Upon
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First-generation and low-income students often don’t feel like they belong on campus and face financial and other stress their peers likely do not, a vice president of Chicago Scholars writes.
Mayoral spokesman Ronnie Reese said the plan is on hold for now as the city has had success with other plans and the state has plans to open shelters soon.
Davalillo won World Series titles with the 1971 Pirates and 1973 Athletics. He had a .323 average in 22 postseason games, including 4 for 20 in the World Series.
Illinois hunters harvested 76,232 deer during the two parts of firearm season, down slightly from 76,854 in the 2022 season.
Documentary shines spotlight on instrumental talents who added to classic tracks by James Taylor, Carole King, Joni Mitchell and other greats.
UCLA, North Carolina State, Iowa and Texas followed the Gamecocks in the Top 25.
The 59-year-old Granato posted on X that he will begin treatment this week.
People with multiple tickets should see if they qualify for Chicago’s Clear Path Relief pilot program by Dec. 31.
She ignores man’s pleas to stop making outbursts about how he’s managing the road.
A man was driving ‘at a high rate of speed’ in the 8900 block of South Ashland Avenue about 9:52 p.m. Saturday when he hit the side of an apartment building, police said.
Several floors of the building at 6430 S. Stony Island Ave. were evacuated, but no one was hurt, fire officials said.
Dr. Levin held various roles over five decades at Rush and was known as one of Chicago’s best diagnosticians. He was a mentor for generations, his colleagues said.
Suspected Mexican cartel leader facing drug charges in Chicago sees Treasury Department freeze his assets
After the matchup with Ovechkin, Bedard and the Hawks will face Connor McDavid and the Oilers on Tuesday in Edmonton.
“That’s unheard of …” coach Matt Eberflus said. “That’s amazing. What Brisker brings is the reason we drafted him.”
Moore faked the handoff to Fields, kept the ball and ran up the left sideline for the Bears’ first touchdown. It was his first-ever rushing touchdown.
It was the first 3-0 game since Pittsburgh beat Miami on Nov. 26, 2007, the third in the past 40 years and the seventh in the Super Bowl era.