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Sen. Dick Durbin released a statement saying police officers need to be held accountable for failing to “live up to the high standards they have sworn to uphold” follow Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s announcement that he was firing Chicago Police Supt.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said he asked for the resignation of the Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy.
A Loyola University student was sexually assaulted Saturday night after getting off a CTA Red Line train, police said. Around 10:30 p.m., the student had just exited CTA’s Granville Station and was walking in the 6300 block of N.
Patrick Kane #88 of the Chicago Blackhawks skates during introductions before a game against the Anaheim Ducks at Honda Center on Nov. 27, 2015.
If you’re in a position to give back to your community as the holiday season approaches, Chicago charities and organizations offer you ample opportunities to donate food, clothes, toys, time and funds. Take a look at our guide to donation drives and consider giving back to communities in the Chicago area this holiday season.
File – Jeremy Roenick gets emotional as he addresses the crowd during his induction ceremony into the Phoenix Coyotes Ring of Honor prior to the game against the Chicago Blackhawks at Jobing.com Arena on February 11, 2012 in Glendale, Arizona. The Chicago Blackhawks and Minnesota Wild will take their burgeoning rivalry outdoors in February when the two teams battle in a Stadium Series game at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, but the teams will also contest an alumni game as part of the festivities.
Chicago Public Schools on Tuesday released its list of proposed school closures and consolidations for the 2015-2016 school year. “During the past few months, we have engaged LSCs, parents and principals throughout the city about how to best modify schools so that they align with the needs of families and communities,” CPS CEO Forrest Claypool said in a statement.
Rep. Luis Gutierrez, a long-time supporter of Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez, announced Tuesday he was withdrawing his support for Alvarez in her bid for re-election in the wake of the release of the dash-cam video showing the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald.
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Gov. Bruce Rauner met with lawmakers Tuesday in Springfield to discuss the budget for the first time since last May.