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  • Safe Passage reimbursement measure picks up steam

    Safe Passage reimbursement measure picks up steam
    SPRINGFIELD — A measure to help Chicago school children get a free ride to and from school if they live in special Safe Passage routes through high crime areas is gaining steam at the Capitol. Sponsoring Sen. Kimberly Lightford, D-Maywood, said...
  • Emanuel accepted free transportation, sports tickets in 2013

    Emanuel accepted free transportation, sports tickets in 2013
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel accepted free transportation, sports tickets and a stay as a house guest from friends and political supporters last year, but the number of gift givers was fewer than in years past. The mayor is required to disclose gifts valued at...
  • Chicago green lights $1 lot purchase program

    Chicago green lights $1 lot purchase program
    The city of Chicago is moving forward with its $1 lot purchase program, declaring the pilot effort a success even before lot sales have been finalized. Earlier this year, the city began accepting applications from homeowners, block clubs and non-profit...
  • Lindblom Math and Science principal among Golden Apple winners

    Lindblom Math and Science principal among Golden Apple winners
    When the board of the Golden Apple Foundation, which annually recognizes exceptional teachers, got together to discuss the creation of a new award for principals, one name kept coming up. “We were saying things like ‘The principal has to...
  • Emanuel tells his drivers to slow down

    Emanuel tells his drivers to slow down
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel today said he has instructed his drivers to obey the law after a recent TV news report noted the two SUVs that whisk him around Chicago had been caught by city cameras running red lights or speeding nearly two dozen times. The mayor...
  • Experiencing Tilt at the Hancock: Photos, facts

    Experiencing Tilt at the Hancock: Photos, facts
    If being dipped over the city with nothing but a pane of glass stopping your 1,000-foot fall toward the pavement sounds appealing, you’re in luck. 360 Chicago—formerly the John Hancock Observatory—unveiled Tilt on Thursday. The...
  • 'Watch Dogs' makes Chicago a digitized surveillance state

    'Watch Dogs' makes Chicago a digitized surveillance state
    Books become TV series. Amusement park rides become movies. Pop songs become Broadway musicals. But how do you adapt a city into a video game? How do you digitize the essence of a major American metropolis within the framework of a playable experience?...
  • More than dozen assault rifles stolen from train shipment in Englewood

    More than dozen assault rifles stolen from train shipment in Englewood
    Part of a shipment of semiautomatic assault rifles was stolen this week from a freight train container at a rail yard in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood, federal authorities and a railroad spokesman said. The 13 Smith & Wesson M&P15 Sport...
  • Roseland meeting today on Red Line extension

    Roseland meeting today on Red Line extension
    City transportation officials will host an open house today in the Roseland neighborhood to allow the public to learn more about the proposed extension of the Red Line. It's a chance for Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration to show they still are working...
  • Principal says Emanuel administration stifles dissent

    Principal says Emanuel administration stifles dissent
    A North Side grammar school principal touched a nerve with colleagues and created a fresh political wrinkle for Mayor Rahm Emanuel with an op-ed article laying bare what he says is a culture of silencing anyone who disagrees with the administration's...
  • Emanuel touts U. of C. study to show CPS gains

    Emanuel touts U. of C. study to show CPS gains
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel used promising results from a University of Chicago study looking at the success of high school freshmen to pronounce that Chicago had turned a corner in education achievement. “We are a city now on the move in the sense of...