Manny Ramos is a staff reporter at the Chicago Sun-Times via Report for America, a not-for-profit journalism program that aims to bolster the paper’s coverage of communities on the South and West sides.
Pete’s Fresh Market and Cermak Fresh Market will host the grocery giveaway in 29 Chicago-area stores. The 15 participating gas stations have not been announced.
Boom, not bust? Illinois undercounted in 2020 census, actually grew to 13 million — largest population ever
A U.S. Census Bureau report released Thursday shows rather than losing population, Illinois gained more than 250,000 residents between 2010 and 2020. That’s roughly the equivalent of not counting anyone in Aurora — Illinois’ second largest city — and the entire city of Decatur.
Following an investigation into allegations of rampant sexual abuse and harassment among its lifeguards, and a national lifeguard shortage, the Chicago Park District is trying to attract summer workers with a monetary bonus.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle appeared at the ground-breaking to show her support, speaking candidly about how South and West side neighborhoods have suffered from “racist disinvestment for generations” as predominantly white neighborhoods in Chicago have received the “lion share of investment.”
Bailey to hit Chicago TV screens after billionaire Uihlein pumps $2.5 million more into GOP campaign for governor
The $2.5 million that the Lake Forest GOP megadonor dropped into Bailey’s war chest on Friday comes just days after a poll showed the gap between the downstate senator and Aurora Mayor Richard Irvin has narrowed in the wide-open GOP primary race for governor.
James Colucci and Joseph Colucci are accused of giving valuable items, including cash, to Tony Ragucci, then the mayor of Oakbrook Terrace.
State lawmaker Buckner launches mayoral bid with vow to restore trust, improve schools, reduce crime
“I love this city, I am from this city, I decided to remain in this city and raise my family here,” state Rep. Kam Buckner, D-Chicago, said ahead of his formal campaign announcement Thursday afternoon.
Su predecesor, Mike Kelly, dejó el distrito de parques en desgracia en octubre pasado por su manejo de las denuncias de conducta sexual inapropiada.
Rosa Escareño had acted as interim general superintendent and CEO since October, following the departure of Mike Kelly over his handling of allegations of sexual misconduct among some of the agency’s lifeguards.