Chicago Teachers Kick Off Three-Day March Against Mass School Closings
Chicago Teachers are taking a stand once again in protest of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposal to close dozens of schools in low income Chicago communities—this time with a three day march for "education justice."
An unexpected surprise at woman's boot camp graduation
Husband flies overnight to show up at ceremony unannounced Adam Jarboe recently returned from Afghanistan and flown overnight into Chicago to pull off a stealth mission.
Karen Lewis CTU head again
Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis, an often controversial leader who took on Mayor Rahm Emanuel in a strike last fall and has been leading the fight against the district's plan to close schools, was reelected to a second three-year term Friday, according to preliminary and still unofficial results released by the district.
Man gets 145 days in South Side teen's killing
A Chicago man has admitted to killing a Beverly neighborhood teenager by punching him in the head in 2011, and will serve 145 days in jail, a prosecutor said today.
Groups Launch Campaigns Against Tribune Buyout and "Koch Hate"
As reports mount that the infamous Charles and David Koch brothers are scheming to purchase the Tribune Company, and hence the Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune , readers are standing up and saying they will not subscribe to " Koch hate ."