NEWS articles

City gets $20 million for housing revitalization

The city Housing Authority is getting more money to continue development of the Park Boulevard, a mixed income housing development in Bronzeville. It replaces the Stateway Garden high rises.

7 years ago | Megan Cottrell

CPS holds the line on taxes

The Chicago Board of Education approves a record $6.1 billion budget. CPS will dip into reserve funds instead of hiking property taxes to meet rising personnel costs.

7 years ago | Paul D. Bowker

Family in teen disappearance raps cops

Yasmin Acree's family believes she was kidnapped from her Austin home Jan. 15. They found doors kicked in at the house, as well as a broken lock. Police ignored evidence, they say.

over 7 years ago | Shannon McGee

Aldermen question settlement in police abuse case

Lloyd Haywood accused a Chicago police officer of buzzing a chainsaw around his head and neck. Aldermen okayed a $195,00 settlement and questioned why the officers involved are still on the force.

over 7 years ago | Jennifer Slosar

Starbucks comes to downtrodden South Side neighborhood

City officials hope retailer will be first of many

8 years ago | John A. Scanlon

A Different View of Mies

Students photographs compare van der Rohe's architecture with Eastern philosophy

over 8 years ago | Ben Strauss