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Mayor, Top Cop to Provide Update on Foot Patrols

Mayor, Top Cop to Provide Update on Foot Patrols

advertisement Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago police Supt. Garry McCarthy on Tuesday morning are expected to provide an update on their crime-fighting efforts.

Mom: Bus Driver Left Kids Miles From Home

Mom: Bus Driver Left Kids Miles From Home

Children, ages 11 and 6, stranded for hours in strange neighborhood. Mom Demands Answers After Kids Left…

Bulls, White Sox Team Up to Help Stop Violence

Bulls, White Sox Team Up to Help Stop Violence

Getty Images Taj Gibson and Jimmy Butler lent their voices to an anti-violence campaign affecting at-risk youth in Chicago. advertisement The Chicago Bulls have always been involved with the community, and on Wednesday, they announced an anti-violence initiative in partnership with the Chicago White Sox and the Youth Guidance – a leading provider of school-based programs serving 14,000 at-risk youth – B.A.M.

School Closed After Teen Dies of Bacterial Meningitis

School Closed After Teen Dies of Bacterial Meningitis

Getty Images There are vaccines for three types of bacteria that can cause meningitis. advertisement While it’s believed there’s no risk to students or staff, Lindblom Math and Science Academy High School on the city’s south side will be closed Wednesday after officials said a student died from a “non-contagious form of bacterial meningitis.” Principal Alan Mather said he learned Tuesday afternoon that 16-year-old Savon Smith had died a day earlier.

List of Chicago Schools To Be Closed, Consolidated

List of Chicago Schools To Be Closed, Consolidated

advertisement Chicago Public Schools officials said Thursday they plan to close 54 schools in an effort to address the district’s $1 billion deficit, make better use of resources and improve education in the nation’s third-largest district. List of School Closures / Consolidations: Banneker Elementary School will be closed into Mays Bethune Elementary School will be closed into Gregory Bontemps Elementary School will be closed into Nicholson Buckingham will be closed into Montefiore Calhoun North Elementary School will be closed into Cather Canter Middle School will be closed into Hart, Ray Delano Elementary School will be closed into Melody Dumas Technology Acad Elementary Sch will be closed into Wadsworth Roque De Duprey Elementary School will be closed into DeDiego Emmet Elementary School will be closed into Ellington, DePriest Ericson Elementary Scholastic Academy will be closed into Sumner Fermi Elementary School will be closed into South Shore Fine Arts Garfield Park Prep Acad Elementary Sch will be closed into Faraday Garvey M Elementary School will be closed into Mount Vernon Goldblatt Elementary School will be closed into Hefferan Goodlow Elementary Magnet School will be closed into Earle Henson Elementary School will be closed into C.

Man Charged In Fatal Shooting of Chicago Teen

Man Charged In Fatal Shooting of Chicago Teen

advertisement Obama Gets Personal in Chicago Speech In his visit to Chicago on Friday, President Obama told the young people gathered that if they work hard they can be successful. Carol Marin reports.

Woman Killed Hours After Sister Hears Obama Speech

Woman Killed Hours After Sister Hears Obama Speech

18-year-old Janay McFarlane was killed Friday just hours after her younger sister attended President Barack Obama’s speech against gun violence in Chicago. advertisement “It’s the Innocent that Die” Chicago teens talk about the most frustrating aspect of the Hadiya Pendleton’s death.

How Tribeca Flashpoint Academy is Leading the Pack With our Youth

How Tribeca Flashpoint Academy is Leading the Pack With our Youth

Marcus Riley Flashpoint Academy president Howard Tullman (right) says the students are getting priceless real-world experience. “This is a chance for the students to work closely with industry professionals with SAG talent, union crew members and really have professional experience while they’re in school.” advertisement A lot of people know about Tribeca Flashpoint Academy, the hip two-year college that offers students degrees in just about anything you can think of in the multimedia world.

President of University of Chicago Medical Center joins CURE board

President of University of Chicago Medical Center joins CURE board

May 15, 2012 University of Chicago Medical Center President Sharon O’Keefe, a nationally recognized authority on hospital operations, health care quality and patient satisfaction, and the mother of a child with epilepsy, has been named to the board of Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy (CURE). CURE was founded by parents of children with epilepsy who joined forces to spearhead the search for a cure by raising funds for research and increasing awareness of the disorder.

UChicago chemist helps craft message for world leaders

UChicago chemist helps craft message for world leaders

Dmitri Talapin , associate professor in chemistry, was one of 10 young scientists from around the world who delivered a message that “Scientific Research is a Global Necessity” to political, scientific and business leaders participating in the 2011 Science and Technology in Society forum last October in Kyoto, Japan. The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science and the New York Academy of Sciences selected Talapin to represent the young scientists of North America at the STS Forum, which meets at the same venue were the Kyoto Protocol to alleviate global warming was signed in 1997.

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