After he tweeted that he’d like to attend Clark Atlanta University in Georgia, Clark’s rival Morehouse College also stepped up.
The crowd cheered at Adler Planetarium as the moon obscured 87 percent of the sun — the closest Chicago would get to a total eclipse.
Emergency crews were called to the Fullerton station about 6:30 a.m. to recover the body of a man, thought to be in his 40s, on the tracks.
The governor said he suspects Madigan will pressure Republicans in the House to override his veto, using tactics from last month’s budget stalemate.
An Illinois Senate measure would classify neo-Nazis as terror groups, and “if they want to classify that as terrorism, I support it,” Rauner said.
“I work for the children of Chicago, but I work for the children of the suburbs, too,” Gov. Rauner said, vowing to find compromise on school funding.
Skaters from 8 to 88 gathered in Coliseum Park in the South Loop to celebrate the sport’s birthday. They shared stories, cake and new moves.
“I come from a long line of troublemakers,” says Micheline Sheehy Skeffington, who plans to recreate her Irish activist grandmother’s U.S. tour.
Dratch starred on Saturday Night Live after living in Chicago from 1995-98 while at Second City. She tweeted Wednesday: “Chicago does not f around.”
The rest of the country is about to learn what Chicagoans already know: the food here is good. Now, it’s “Restaurant City of the Year” good.
Chicago’s largest music festival returns to Grant Park this weekend, expected to draw 100,000 fans each day with 170 acts scheduled on eight stages.