Chicago helped build the political career of President Barack Obama. Now, the Windy City will be home to his presidential library, according to reports in the New York Times and…more»
A public meeting is set for a proposed fare increase on the South Shore. The Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District (NICTD) will host five separate meetings, two of which will…more»
Media outlets have used the mugshot of a 19 year old University of Illinois – Chicago biology student in an alleged rape case that has drawn international headlines and comparisons…more»
Thousands of workers in several different low-pay industries—including fast food, airlines, and health care—staged protests throughout the country on Thursday to demand a $15 an hour minimum wage, improved benefits,…more»
Chicago will soon be the largest city in America with a minimum wage of $13 an hour or more. The Chicago City Council today passed a minimum wage ordinance that…more»
A man has been extradited from Cook County, Illinois to the St. Joseph County Jail on murder charges. Erique D. Raggs was taken into custody in Chicago on October 21,…more»
Stanley Kubrick is best known for Hollywood blockbusters like 2001: A Space Odyssey, A Clockwork Orange, The Shining and Full Metal Jacket. But before he was a film director, he…more»
Karen Lewis, the often colorful and combative boss of the Chicago Teachers Union, has declined a run for mayor in the city of Chicago. Lewis suffered from an undisclosed “serious…more»
A three judge panel in Chicago has thrown out same-sex marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin. The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled unanimously that the states’ bans were unconstitutional.…more»
Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West Little League team is on a roll. Jackie Robinson West defeated Pacific Little League region champs of Lynnwood, Washington in a 12-2 rout after winning the…more»
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