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  • 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...
  • Remarkable Woman: Alicia La Hoz

    Remarkable Woman: Alicia La Hoz
    When Alicia La Hoz was a child, she considered becoming an architect. She became a psychologist instead — and that has been a blessing for families throughout the Chicago area. Instead of designing buildings, La Hoz designs bridges by collaborating...
  • Chicago's first archbishop was 'good prelate, good man'

    Chicago's first archbishop was 'good prelate, good man'
    When the president of All Hallows College in Ireland saw the regal man on the framed canvas, he knew the portrait buried in a Dublin basement should head home to Chicago. The painting of Patrick Feehan, Chicago's first Roman Catholic archbishop,...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Many inner-city Catholic schools struggling financially

    Many inner-city Catholic schools struggling financially
    To some extent Chicago's massive Catholic school system appears to have benefitted from the problems at Chicago Public Schools The superintendent of Catholic schools reports that enrollment at the elementary school level is up.  But depending on...
  • George, religious leaders ask city to repeal water fee on non-profits

    George, religious leaders ask city to repeal water fee on non-profits
    More than 100 religious leaders and a handful of aldermen today called for a repeal of the water fee imposed on non-profits by the city last year. "The lake is a gift from God," said Cardinal Francis George said. "We feel sometimes we should charge...
  • School bus hit by gunfire on Far South Side

    School bus hit by gunfire on Far South Side
    Chicago police are trying to figure out who opened fire and struck a school bus carrying children on the Far South Side Friday. Police responded to reports of criminal damage to a bus at Our Lady of Guadalupe School just before 8 a.m.  When they arrived,...
  • Cardinal George issues letter urging Catholics to oppose gay marriage bill

    Cardinal George issues letter urging Catholics to oppose gay marriage bill
    Chicago's Cardinal Francis George and his six auxiliary bishops officially entered Illinois' gay marriage fray Tuesday, issuing a letter that urges parishioners to contact state legislators and voice opposition to a legalization bill that could face a...
  • West Elsdon forges a new identity

    West Elsdon forges a new identity
    To thousands of traveling Chicagoans, West Elsdon is the neighborhood they glimpse on their way to catch a plane at Midway International Airport. But for some 18,000 working-class residents, it's home. Even with its proximity to the airport, West...
  • Promises unmet for Gale Sayers' charity

    Promises unmet for Gale Sayers' charity
    A charity founded in 2006 by legendary Bears running back Gale Sayers has collected more than $581,000 in contributions yet failed to fulfill its stated mission to open a state-of-the-art facility offering after-school programs to Chicago children....