| Aug 24, 2014
| 8:46 PM
The U.S. Department of Labor has ordered Pennsylvania organizations to pay $118,000 in back wages to workers with disabilities since 2011, according to records PublicSource obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request.
The workers, who mostly...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 3:17 PM
If you serve on the College of DuPage board of trustees, your responsibilities include overseeing the finances and guiding the future of the Glen Ellyn-based community college.
You're also expected to sit down and shut up.
The COD board recently...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 1:34 PM
A suburban man recently arrested on child pornography charges worked for years at a middle school even after he had been ordered to get sex offender treatment, a Tribune review of district and court records shows.
The school district's hiring decision...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 12:35 PM
WASHINGTON The CIA's current fight to keep secret the details of its terror suspect interrogations echoes its long history of keeping the public in the dark, sometimes for decades.
This latest skirmish pits the spy agency against the Senate...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Once the Cubs finish renovating Wrigley Field, some of the most luxurious seats at the historic stadium may not even come with a view of the field.
As part of its four-year, $575 million overhaul of the stadium and surrounding area, the team wants to...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 3:20 PM
WASHINGTON Two counties in Pennsylvania that hug rail lines used to transport large volumes of crude oil have not been notified about the cargo, in spite of a May requirement from the U.S. Department of Transportation that states share that information...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 6:55 AM
HARTFORD — Troy Monroe, a former academic director for the beleaguered charter school operator FUSE, has been named the new leader of Jumoke Academy.
Monroe recently served as acting co-CEO for Family Urban Schools of Excellence after last month's...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 9:18 AM
As federal investigators pressed Tuesday to obtain the state education commissioner's emails, the Jumoke Academy charter school group acknowledged that the former executive at the center of a growing education scandal regularly missed rent payments...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 5:45 PM
HARTFORD — At least a dozen former FUSE employees, including embattled CEO Michael M. Sharpe, have applied for unemployment benefits and named the government-subsidized Jumoke Academy charter school as their former employer.
In his request to...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 4:20 PM
WASHINGTON Two loaded and two empty crude oil trains operate daily over Amtrak's Northeast Corridor in Maryland and Delaware, according a document submitted by the passenger railroad in response to a Freedom of Information Act request.
| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:07 AM
A Hartford charter school group under state investigation is being pulled from a Bridgeport public school that it was managing with state funds, education officials said Wednesday.
Bridgeport interim Superintendent Frances Rabinowitz said she intends to...