In their first comments since the shooting that spurred a week of protests, the family called Augustus’ death “all too familiar.”
An advocate for transit access for people with disabilities welcomed the plan, but said she hoped the timeline could be accelerated.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s allies on Friday created a new political action committee to re-elect the mayor and strengthen his City Council majority.
Current drug use is still grounds for disqualification, but each police applicant will be judged on a case-by-case basis to widen the candidate pool.
If it comes to pass, Chicago would be the biggest city to try out a Universal Basic Income of at least $500 a month for 1,000 families.
One sticking point in the negotations is whether or not the CPD should be required to document each time officers point their guns at someone.
Chicago Public Schools announced the boundaries for its hotly contested new South Loop high school Thursday, spurring criticism from excluded areas.
Parents and community members voiced a mix of compliments and concerns Thursday over Chicago Public Schools’ near-billion dollar 2019 capital plan.
SNEED: Two powerful aldermen have fired off a letter to the corporation counsel demanding steps to inspect all facilities holding immigrant children.
Illinois’ credit rating stands a notch above “junk” status. The ratings help determine the interest rates at which the state borrows money.
On Thursday, Emanuel did a live update of what has become known as his “fuzzy sweater” commercial.
About 1,000 John Marshall students will become UIC students under the merger approved Thursday by trustees at both schools.
The inspector general said he doesn’t know enough about what the FOP’s “ultimate objectives and motives are in this particular play.”
A police line separated about 100 protestors from Emanuel’s Ravenswood home. Some carried a coffin emblazoned with a crossed-out picture of the mayor.
Chicago aldermen who clashed repeatedly with departing Aviation Commissioner Ginger Evans welcomed Rhee on Thursday with open arms.