- Mayor: Chicago school cuts include layoffs, less maintenance Updated: Jul-01-15 9:25 pm
CHICAGO - Chicago school and city officials detailed $200 million in cuts - including layoffs, scaled-back maintenance and reduced transportation - to the nation's third-largest school district Wednesday, one day after the district paid a $634 million pension bill officials said it couldn't afford.
- Chicago schools make pension payment; 1,400 jobs 'impacted' Updated: Jun-30-15 10:16 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - The interim CEO of Chicago Public Schools said Tuesday 1,400 jobs will be "impacted" after Illinois lawmakers failed to provide relief and the financially struggling district had to borrow money to make a $634 million contribution to its teacher pension funds.
- Donald Trump scheduled to address City Club Updated: Jun-29-15 12:50 pm
CHICAGO - Donald Trump is making a stop to address the City Club of Chicago.
- Court ruling makes Chicago Pride parade 'a true celebration' Updated: Jun-29-15 6:50 am
CHICAGO - People filling streets and sidewalks for Chicago's annual gay pride parade said Sunday's event was particularly meaningful - and an even bigger celebration than usual - following the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling allowing same-sex marriages in all 50 states.
- Durbin, Emanuel applaud gay marriage ruling Updated: Jun-26-15 11:26 am
CHICAGO - U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel are among public officials applauding the U.S. Supreme Court's decision giving same-sex couples the right to marry anywhere in the nation.
- CTA president has to give up lucrative CTA pension Updated: Jun-21-15 3:23 pm
CHICAGO - Dorval Carter took a new job last month as president of the Chicago Transit Authority and had to temporarily suspend receipt of a pension - from the CTA.
- After championship hat trick, Chicago celebrates Blackhawks Updated: Jun-18-15 4:28 pm
CHICAGO - Jonathan Toews kissed and hoisted the Stanley Cup as he was introduced toward the end of the latest raucous rally honoring the Chicago Blackhawks. Then the captain headed toward the back of the stage at Soldier Field.
- The Latest: Confetti ends Blackhawks' Stanley Cup rally Updated: Jun-18-15 2:30 pm
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- The Latest on Stanley Cup: Mayor outlines celebration plans Updated: Jun-16-15 11:00 pm
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- Maggie Daley Park in Chicago formally dedicated Updated: Jun-14-15 4:09 am
CHICAGO - A new park along Chicago's lakefront named for late former first lady Maggie Daley has been dedicated.
- Chicago to get Yoko Ono's 1st US permanent art installation Updated: Jun-12-15 5:14 pm
CHICAGO - Yoko Ono's first permanent public art installation in the United States will be in Chicago, the artist announced Friday alongside Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
- Dutch royals join DJs on stage at Chicago mini-concert Updated: Jun-04-15 3:11 pm
CHICAGO - The Netherland's King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima found some time to have fun during their visit to Chicago.