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  • Parents of hearing-impaired student sue high school after expulsion

    Parents of hearing-impaired student sue high school after expulsion
    The parents of a hearing-impaired girl have sued St. Scholastica High School after the girl was expelled for discipline problems that included not listening to her teachers. Aamed Pryor and Niya Jackson claim staff at the West Rogers Park Catholic school...
  • Daylight saving time: 2 steps forward, one hour back

    Daylight saving time: 2 steps forward, one hour back
    When you turned back by one hour your clocks, watches, microwaves and thermostats this morning, most of the nation did the same. It wasn't always so simple. In fact, for decades, the fight over "fast time," "summer time," "Wilson time," "war time,"...
  • Emanuel willing to talk budget alternatives with aldermen

    Emanuel willing to talk budget alternatives with aldermen
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel said today he’s willing to discuss alternatives to his proposed budget after a majority of the Chicago City Council fired off a letter expressing concerns about social service and public safety cuts in his spending plan. The...
  • Archdiocese settles with another McCormack sex abuse victim

    Archdiocese settles with another McCormack sex abuse victim
    Editor's note: This article appeared in the Nov. 15, 2011, edition of the Chicago Tribune. . The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago has reached a settlement with another victim of former priest and convicted sex offender Daniel McCormack. The...
  • St. Gregory High School on Far North Side closing

    St. Gregory High School on Far North Side closing
    St. Gregory the Great High School in Chicago's Edgewater neighborhood is closing at the end of the school year, the school has announced on its Website. St. Gregory, 1677 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., was the Archdiocese of Chicago's first co-ed high school....
  • Cardinal wades into fray about Chick-fil-A

    Cardinal wades into fray about Chick-fil-A
    Chicago Cardinal Francis George has stepped in the ring on Chick-fil-A’s gay marriage controversy in a blog post, criticizing Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s statement that the fast food chain’s values “are not Chicago values.” “...
  • L.A. mayor on Chick-fil-A: 'Love and liberty will always triumph'

    L.A. mayor on Chick-fil-A: 'Love and liberty will always triumph'
    Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day, with its chicken-munching supporters and vuvuzela-tooting protesters, has come and gone. So, is the chain’s role in the gay marriage debate going to wind down? Hardly. A since-deleted tweet from evangelical Christian...
  • Cardinal's 2nd cancer diagnosis raises new questions over Catholic leader's future

    Cardinal's 2nd cancer diagnosis raises new questions over Catholic leader's future
    When Cardinal Francis George offered his mandatory resignation letter in January, he gave every indication he intended to continue to lead the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago and its more than two 2 million faithful for years to come. Friday’...
  • Catholic organizations challenging insurance mandate for contraception

    Catholic organizations challenging insurance mandate for contraception
    The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) reports that: "focusing on constitutional law, it  is representing 79 Members of Congress in submitting amicus briefs in 12 separate lawsuits brought by more than 40 Catholic organizations challenging a...
  • School bus reported hit by gunfire on Far South Side

    School bus reported hit by gunfire on Far South Side
    A bus transporting students to a Far South Side parochial school was believed to have been hit by gunfire this morning as the vehicle was picking up children in the South Deering neighborhood, authorities said. Neither the driver nor any of the...
  • How clout keeps court cases secret

    How clout keeps court cases secret
    On the eighth floor of the Daley Center, behind a locked metal door, is a narrow room known as the vault. Within its walls reside files that Cook County Circuit Court judges have ordered hidden from the public, something they have done hundreds of...