| Mar 5, 2012
| 6:53 PM
Chicago Public Schools chief Jean-Claude Brizard voiced support Monday for public dollars “following” students to private schools.
Speaking on a panel at a gathering for the Economic Club of Chicago, Brizard said he supported public dollars...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 6:32 PM
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...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 11:33 AM
The picturesque Sanfilippo Estate in Barrington Hills hosts the Hearts for Homeless Families Dinner & Auction, supporting Catholic Charities New Hope Apartments for the homeless, on Saturday, April 28 at 5:00 p.m.
"The 8th Wonder of the World Tour,"...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 7:39 PM
After a group of cheerleaders dropped a teammate during a stunt toss at a Saturday night football game, the five girls were ordered to drop to the ground to do 25 pushups. But the student manager wasn’t pleased with the effort and her friend...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 6:06 PM
Another person who says he was a victim of Daniel McCormack filed a lawsuit against the former St. Agatha Catholic Church priest today in Cook County Circuit Court accusing him of sexual abuse.
After McCormack pleaded guilty in 2007 to sexually abusing...
| May 11, 2011
| 5:36 PM
Emboldened by a recent court ruling that ordered the Vatican to open its records about a priest accused of child sex abuse, a Minneapolis attorney has sued the Vatican on behalf of a mother whose son was molested by former Roman Catholic priest Daniel...
| May 12, 2011
| 7:56 PM
A baby girl was abandoned near the entrance of the Archdiocese of Chicago in the Gold Coast neighborhood this afternoon, police said.
The girl, about 1 year old, was left in her stroller in front of the building at 835 North Rush Street about 4:30 p.m.,...
| May 14, 2011
| 12:45 PM
The father of a baby girl found left in her stroller near the Gold Coast offices of the Archdiocese of Chicago this week walked into a police station almost a day later to report her missing, police said.
James Evans, 52, was charged this morning with...
| Nov 6, 2011
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,"...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 9:19 AM
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...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 4:12 PM
The next steps for Francis Cardinal George as he faces another battle with cancer. We spoke with a local oncologist who helped explain the type of treatment the cardinal will begin next week, and the side effects he'll likely experience.
It's been six...