Illinois’ high school grads increasingly have gone out-of-state for college in recent years. Students and high school counselors talk about why.
“We’re not willing to sacrifice the future of our children,” a city official said.
Rappers Vic Mensa and CupcakKe, soul singer Jamila Woods and drummer and producer Makaya McCraven will headline the festival.
“I’m a Bears fan. I hate standing out there. I do. I just hate standing out there,” a business manager for Carpenters Local 1027 said.
Emanuel’s announcement that he won’t seek re-election leaves several candidates in the running for mayor — and a few others considering a run.
The tens of thousands of documents – many of which can be seen online – show the history of Chicago through the lens of its parks.
Since June, the district has been conducting checks on thousands of workers in response to a scandal over the district’s handling of sex abuse cases.
Their center-piece: a faux-drug dispensing vending machine.
“Illinois has more than $2 billion in unclaimed property. It belongs to you, the taxpayers, not the state,” Frerichs said.
“In far too many cases some of the most qualified students don’t even take a serious look at this university,” the university’s chancellor said.
“There is no greater joy than helping those who cannot help themselves. So don’t worry about people talking about you,” Wilson said.
“We wanted to . . . showcase that acts like that aren’t acceptable in communities that we care for,” the director of Mensa’s foundation said.
Bryan Harris – the brother of 11-year-old Ryan Harris – and 17-year old Taijean Hall died in the shootout. Police are looking for two suspects.
Rev. Esequiel Sanchez, rector of Our Lady of Guadelupe Shrine in Des Plaines, was one of 49 passengers injured in the July 31 crash. No one died.