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  • Rauner appoints West Side pastor to Chicago State board

     Rauner appoints West Side pastor to Chicago State board
    Gov. Bruce Rauner on Thursday announced the appointment of a West Side pastor to the Chicago State University board of trustees. The Rev. Marshall Hatch has worked as a pastor, most recently at New Mount Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church, Rauner's office...
  • Chicago State president to retire

     Chicago State president to retire
    Chicago State University President Wayne Watson announced Friday that he plans to retire near the end of his contract in June 2016, capping off a tenure he called challenging but enjoyable. "This has been one of the most fulfilling journeys I've had...
  • Cabbie killing shows job's vulnerability; some drivers see risks rising

    Cabbie killing shows job's vulnerability; some drivers see risks rising
    A taxi driver for nearly a decade, Chinedu Madu worked seven days a week, often 12 hours a day, crisscrossing the city while taking passengers to their destinations. With road conditions worsening in Thursday evening's snowstorm, Madu's wife urged him...
  • Man charged with killing taxi driver on West Side

    Man charged with killing taxi driver on West Side
    A 23-year-old Chicago man who was on probation for a drug-related conviction has been charged with the killing of a taxi driver on the West Side on Thursday evening, police said. Tyrese Bell was charged with killing Chinedu Madu, 51, on the 1200 block...
  • Wife's last words to slain cabbie: 'I just told him to come home'

    Wife's last words to slain cabbie: 'I just told him to come home'
    Vivian Madu always worried when her husband was out in his cab at night. Thursday evening, she was particularly concerned. It was snowing and the roads were bad, but her husband Chinedu insisted on picking up his cab. He left home around 5:30 p.m., the...
  • Study: More CPS graduates completing college, but rate still troubling

    Study: More CPS graduates completing college, but rate still troubling
    Of 100 freshmen who start at a Chicago public high school, about 14 will graduate from a four-year college by their mid-20s, a number that has improved over time but is still troubling and below the national average, according to a report to be released...
  • Helping CPS students to and through college

    Helping CPS students to and through college
    Back in 2006, the University of Chicago calculated that just 8 out of every 100 freshmen in Chicago Public Schools eventually earn a college degree. That was a dismal gauge of Chicago's future. While not everyone is destined for college, people who do...
  • Final push for Obama library bids ahead of Thursday deadline

    Final push for Obama library bids ahead of Thursday deadline
    With a Thursday deadline looming for submitting their official proposals, two Chicago universities hoping to host the Obama presidential library are lining up support from across the city, seeking to build coalitions that would strengthen their bids....
  • Late-career love affair with Canada keeps DeYoung sailing

    Late-career love affair with Canada keeps DeYoung sailing
    The suburb of Burr Ridge was founded in 1956, when Dennis DeYoung was a tiny 9-year-old boy living in the Chicago neighborhood of Roseland, fooling around with an accordion and dreaming some sort of musical dreams. Whatever those might have been —...
  • Tribune poll: Rauner, Quinn in dead heat

    Tribune poll: Rauner, Quinn in dead heat
    With less than two weeks until Election Day, the race for Illinois governor is a dead heat as Republican challenger Bruce Rauner has made significant inroads among suburban voters, especially women, a new Chicago Tribune poll shows. The survey found...
  • Quinn, Rauner clash over African-American vote during debate

    Quinn, Rauner clash over African-American vote during debate
    Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner sharply clashed Tuesday night over who could better improve the lives of African Americans during a South Side debate focused on education, crime, jobs and taxes. Rauner is trying to...