Nearly $10 million of federal stimulus money is earmarked for substance abuse and mental health services in Chicago. Opponents of a plan to close four city mental health centers hope some of that money can be used to keep the facilities running.
over 6 years ago | Alex Parker
A parents group has published a list of schools the Chicago Board of Education is considering for closure or consolidation.
over 6 years ago | Claire Bushey
Alderman William B. Cochran (D-20) is preparing for the new year by devising plans for afforable housing and improving public safety. He is a former Chicago police officer.
over 6 years ago | Kimberly Lyles
Two years after removing the entire staff at Sherman School, CPS officials say it is a beacon of promise for turnaround projects. But its students still lag on test scores.
almost 7 years ago | Paul D. Bowker
A $70,000 grant will pay for a bilingual housing services center in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. The center offers classes and counseling to new homebuyers and those facing foreclosure.
almost 7 years ago | Megan Cottrell
A teenager is arrested and charged with first-degree murder in the Halloween shooting death of a young mother. Police say the woman was caught in the crossfire between rival gangs.
over 7 years ago | Jennifer Slosar
Flames prevented rescue
over 7 years ago | Carrie Topolinski
Disappeared while walking home from school
almost 8 years ago | Geoff Wallin
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