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Andy Avalos is tracking light to moderate rain showers and windy, unseasonably chilly temps with highs ranging from near 50 along the lake to mid-50s inland. Forecast: Feels Like Fall Copy Close Link to this video http://www.nbcchicago.com/video/#!/weather/video/Forecast:-Feels-Like-Fall/208642011 Copy Close Embed this video Replay advertisement The unofficial start of summer in Chicago will feel more like October than late May, weather models indicate.
This cell phone video shows an employee of Dunbar Vocational Career Academy pushing a girl down the stairs at school. Chicago Public Schools said in a statement the employee has been removed from his position during the investigation.
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advertisement We don’t know who all the candidates will be, but the 2015 campaign for mayor of Chicago is beginning this evening, with a Chicago Teachers Union deputy registrar training session. The CTU, whose blood feud with Mayor Rahm Emanuel was deepened yesterday by his school board’s decision to close 50 schools, will be training registrars from 5:30 p.m.
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Getty Images NBA coaching legend Phil Jackson will make a stop through Chicago on Thursday to promote his new book, ‘Eleven Rings: The Soul of Success.’ advertisement Derrick Rose didn’t find a lot of supporters in his decision to sit out the Bulls 2012-13 campaign. The questions about his mental toughness and ability to lead grew with each besuited stint on the bench, while his teammates slogged through.
advertisement The day after the Chicago School Board voted to close dozens of public schools , Mayor Rahm Emanuel and CPS chief Barbara Bennett-Byrd are focused on trying to look ahead. The pair met with local media Thursday morning at Brennaman Elementary School on the North Side, a facility that will be acting as a welcoming school for one of the 49 elementary schools and one high school that will be shut down.
Emergency crews respond to school. advertisement An inflatable slide collapsed Thursday inside an elementary school in northwest suburban Algonquin, fire officials said.
Getty Images Not much was expected from Marquis Teague during his rookie season, but the point guard gave the Bulls solid contributions whenever his number was called. advertisement Unfortunately for rookie Marquis Teague, he was drafted to a team with a head coach who has a reputation for not playing rookies.
advertisement The Illinois Senate has approved a measure that would create a state-governed “insurance exchange” so individuals and small businesses can shop for health care coverage as required by President Obama’s health law. Lawmakers voted Thursday 37-19 to send the House a bill — HB3227 — establishing the Illinois Health Insurance Marketplace.