THE WATCHDOGS: Noble Network has spent $338,000 related to the sudden retirement of CEO who said he “acted inappropriately” with recent female grads.
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Lori Lightfoot’s family life growing up in small-town Ohio provided love and support but also one of the toughest challenges a teenager could have.
Under fire from Mayor Rahm Emanuel, the Chicago Park District and Supt. Mike Kelly “mutually decided” Thursday to rip up his contract.
Marty Quinn (13th) and Silvana Tabares (23rd) were holding onto leads in their aldermanic contests Tuesday night.
Lawyers were sent to a polling place Tuesday to look into reports that supporters for candidate Byron Sigcho-Lopez were offering gift cards to voters.
THE WATCHDOGS: Besides $4M settlement with family of student who drowned in school pool, CPS pays $116K to teacher who says he was whistleblower.
Firing the heads of the Chicago Park District, City Colleges, CPS and Chicago Housing Authority would cost taxpayers at least $820,000 in payouts.
THE WATCHDOGS: “I trusted these people,” grieving mom says. “I trusted, and they failed me. They failed my son.”
A judge bars publishing details from internal records CPS released on the drowning death of a 14-year-old boy at a SW Side high school pool in 2017.
THE WATCHDOGS: The firms behind two massive planned Chicago developments have cut ties with law firm of alderman who faces a corruption charge.
Under the mayoral candidate’s education proposal, elected Neighborhood School Councils would replace the Local School Councils.
THE WATCHDOGS: Liam Miller needed a nurse to attend kindergarten without his mom by his side. Now, after a Sun-Times investigation, he has one.
Camelot Education agreed to the settlement after the IG found it paid ex-CPS CEO Barbara Byrd Bennett to help steer public contracts to the company.
Eleven-year-old with Type 1 diabetes pleads with school board for better nursing care: “I think CPS can do better.”
Bargaining was expected to continue through the night to resolve the strike involving 550 Acero teachers and paraprofessional.