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  • CPS, most suburban school districts closed for the day

    CPS, most suburban school districts closed for the day
    Prolonged subzero temperatures across the region have prompted city and suburban schools to close rather than force parents, students and teachers through the cold authorities are warning people against. The temperatures - 9 degrees below zero Monday...
  • School's out again Tuesday for CPS, dozens of suburban districts

    School's out again Tuesday for CPS, dozens of suburban districts
    Chicago public schools, along with dozens of districts in the suburbs, will remain closed for the second straight day Tuesday because of the weather. Barbara Byrd Bennett, the head of CPS, cited the continued cold temperatures expected Tuesday. After...
  • CPS, most suburban schools to reopen Wednesday

    CPS, most suburban schools to reopen Wednesday
    Chicago public schools will reopen Wednesday after being closed for two days because of the heavy snow and bitter cold. Classes will resume at normal times at the district's nearly 600 schools, officials said. More than 400,000 students had been affected...
  • Chicago archdiocese turns over 6,000 pages on clergy abuse

    Chicago archdiocese turns over 6,000 pages on clergy abuse
    The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago turned over nearly 6,000 pages of documents detailing clergy sexual abuse to victims' attorneys Wednesday, the same day church officials publicly reiterated concern for those who suffered and regret for their...
  • Chicago Archdiocese releases documents of priest abuse complaints

    Chicago Archdiocese releases documents of priest abuse complaints
    Thousands of pages of secret church documents released Tuesday as part of a court settlement provide an unprecedented look at how the Archdiocese of Chicago for years failed to protect children from abusive priests. The documents provide new details and...
  • New priest abuse documents detail Chicago archdiocese wrongdoing

    New priest abuse documents detail Chicago archdiocese wrongdoing
    CHICAGO — Thousands of pages of secret church documents released Tuesday as part of a court settlement provide an unprecedented look at how the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago for years failed to protect children from abusive priests. The...
  • Priest abuse victims coping with pain: 'Horrible that they kept all this a secret'

    Priest abuse victims coping with pain: 'Horrible that they kept all this a secret'
    Joe Iacono wants to read the letters by himself so he can deal with the pain in private. Jim Laarveld wants to be by his son's side when Keith Laarveld sees the files for the first time. But Diana Houston laments that her son John took his life...
  • Sources: DCFS investigating alleged sexual incident at Hales Franciscan

    Sources: DCFS investigating alleged sexual incident at Hales Franciscan
    An investigation at Hales Franciscan High School involves more than sexually explicit pictures passed among students, with child welfare officials also looking into allegations of a sexual incident at the South Side school and whether it was properly...
  • Chicago Archdiocese settles sexual abuse suit for $2.3M

    Chicago Archdiocese settles sexual abuse suit for $2.3M
    The Archdiocese of Chicago will pay $2.3 million to settle a lawsuit brought by a man now in his early 20s who alleged he was repeatedly sexually abused by a notorious former pastor of a West Side Catholic church about a decade ago, the man's attorneys...
  • Priest steps aside from Lakeview parish after allegation of sexual misconduct

    Priest steps aside from Lakeview parish after allegation of sexual misconduct
    The pastor of a Lakeview Roman Catholic parish has agreed to step aside after an allegation this week that he engaged in sexual misconduct with a minor in the late 1990s while he served as pastor of an Orland Park church, officials said today. Rev....
  • Diversity, enthusiasm pulse through Palm Sunday gathering in Federal Plaza

    Diversity, enthusiasm pulse through Palm Sunday gathering in Federal Plaza
    A Palm Sunday gathering in Federal Plaza was notable both for its casual tone and its enthusiasm. About 40 young adults stood in a circle under the flamingo sculpture, sang contemporary Christian music with acoustic-guitar accompaniment and added a...