As CPS held its first day of classes, about 1,000 students boycotted to protest education funding. They attempted to register in the suburban New Trier district, which is better funded.
7 years ago | Paul D. Bowker and Rose Kasinecz
The campaign follows a similar canvass of the West Side held by the group more than a week ago. Meanwhile, the school district held rallies to encourage attendance. Both sides want to highlight school funding problems.
over 7 years ago | Paul D. Bowker
A South Side zinc factory burned for more than two hours early Monday morning, requiring a hazardous materials team and more than 100 firefighters before it was brought under control.
over 7 years ago | Kwame Shorter
Witnesses: Two men fled scene
almost 8 years ago | Carrie Topolinski
Victim in good condition
8 years ago | Carrie Topolinski
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