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Mayor, School Leaders Kick Off Year for Chicago Schools

Mayor and CPS Leadership Visit 19 Schools Across Chicago- Today, Mayor Emanuel and Chicago Public Schools (CPS) leadership visited 19 schools across Chicago to join students, teachers, p continue reading »

Madigan’s Office to Offer Help for Chicago Area Homeowners

Housing counselors from Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s office will offer help to distressed homeowners during a Help For Homeowners event on Saturday, Aug. 11, at Community Recreation Center, 505 N. Springinsguth Rd., Schaumburg. continue reading »

Illinois Ranks Among 20 Worst States for Toxic Air Pollution from Power Plants

Power Plants Are Huge Factor in Illinois’ Overall Pollution Picture, Including Toxic Mercury Emissions - Illinois is the 16th worst state in the nation when it comes to exposing residents to toxic air pollution from coal-fi continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel Rings in the First Day of School at UNO Octavio Paz

Monday morning Mayor Emanuel shared high-fives and gave thumbs-up to hundreds of students in grades K-8 at the United Neighborhood Organization’s (UNO) Octavio Paz Charter School. Students and parents released balloons continue reading »

Univision Chicago News Anchor Announced as Moderator for Emerge Hispanic Networking Event on Aug. 16

Paula Gómez is an award winning journalist for Univision Chicago - Univision Chicago Weekend News Anchor Paula Gómez has been confirmed as the moderator for the Emerge Hispanic Networking Series continue reading »

New School Year Starts at 8 a.m. Monday at UNO Charter Schools

UNO CEO Juan Rangel will “ring the bell” to Octavio Paz Charter School - “Bell ringing” ceremony and photo opportunity of students entering school on the first day of classes at UNO Charter Schools. continue reading »

Back of the Yards Job Fair 2012

The Back of the Yards Quality-of-Life Plan, in partnership with Special Service Area (SSA) #13, announced that over 25 employers will offer hundreds of jobs to local residents searching for emplo continue reading »

Chicago’s Visitor Industry Sees Boom in Both Jobs and Spending

2011 Shows Outstanding Progress; Best Numbers in Several Years - Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Choose Chicago President and CEO Don Welsh announced today that Chicago’s visitor indu continue reading »

Benedictine Sisters Reach Agreement - St. Scholastica Academy Gains New Life


Chicago Latino Files Defamation Suit After Photo is Published in Gang Book

A young Hispanic man is suing the Chicago Crime Commission over its decision to include his name and photograph in a book of area gang members, the Chicago Tribune said Thursday. continue reading »

Fugitive Wanted in Chicago for 1994 Attempted Murder Arrested in LA - Identified Via Thumb Print

The FBI’s Fugitive Task Force arrested a Lawndale man believed to have fled Chicago after shooting a man in the head at the residence of his estranged wife, announced Timothy Delaney, continue reading »

Salvadoran Priest Celebrates 5 yrs in Chicago’s Little Village

Salvadoran priest Jose Landaverde has become a pro-immigrant activist, community organizer and the heart and soul of Our Lady of Guadalupe Anglican Mission in Chicago's mainly Mexican Little Village neighborhood, where he has been working for five years to "create hope among those who don't have it." continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel Announces Zurich Insurance to Add 150 Jobs Downtown

Leading Insurance Company Will Raise its Chicago-based Employee Base to More than 500 - Mayor Emanuel announced today that Zurich, a leading commercial property-casualty insurance p continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Hit-and-Run by Juan Bello Leaves Correctional Officer Dead

Corrections officer Nikkii Bostic-Jones, 38, was killed Wednesday when a man driving on a revoked license struck her as she was crossing the street near a Chicago area jail where she had worked for 12 years. continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel, Illinois Institute of Technology Announce Innovation Center

New Hub of Creative Education, Technology, and Entrepreneurship to be Built at IIT's South Side Campus - Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) President John L. And continue reading »

Roadside Safety Check in the Chicago Lawn (8th) District [July 13 & 14 2012]

The Chicago Police Department will conduct a Roadside Safety Check in the Chicago Lawn (08th) District at 6450 S. Western Ave. The Roadside Safety Check will commence at 8:00 p.m. on Friday, July 20, 2012 and end at 4:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 21, 2012. continue reading »

Taste Of Chicago Pop-Ups A Success

As another Taste of Chicago has wrapped and cleared from Columbus Drive, one of the festival’s newest feature was not only enjoyed by the customers, but also by the restaurateurs. Presented by WTTW11’s Check, Please!, the Taste Pop-Ups were a hit! continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel to Re-Open Libraries on Monday Mornings Year Round

New Flexible Staff Scheduling Helps Provide Enhanced Programming and Resources for Young Children - Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Library Commissioner Brian Bannon today announced that the C continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel: Undocumented Immigrant Crime Victims Have Nothing to Fear from Chicago Police

Ensure Trust and Good Relationships Between Chicago’s Immigrant Communities, Regardless Of Immigration Status - Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced today his intention to introduc continue reading »

$370,000 Raised for Innovative Inner-city Youth Development Programs at All Stars Project Luncheon

300 Philanthropists, Business Leaders and Youth from Chicago’s South and West Sides gather for Fifth Anniversary Celebration at The Standard Club $370,000 raised for innovative inner-city youth development programs continue reading »