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Students at 2 Chicago high schools walk out in support of Fla. shooting victims  WLS-TV

Students at two Chicago high schools walked out of class Friday to show support for victims of the Parkland, Florida, shooting massacre.



Gallagher Way To Host Tree Lighting Ceremony, Toy Drive  Lakeview, IL Patch

CHICAGO — Gallagher Way will host a tree lighting ceremony and toy drive to kick off the holiday season on Nov. 26. People are welcome to gather for an ...



Abbi Jacobson and Samantha Irby | Senn High School | Literary Events, Fall Arts  Chicago Reader

This will be, undoubtedly, the funniest literary event of the fall, featuring Broad City's Jacobson chatting about her new release, Carry This Book, with Irby, the ...



CPS Officials: Two principals removed, including Senn High School principal  WLS-TV

Two Chicago Public School principals have been fired for misconduct, CPS officials confirm.



Big Questions Loom After Emanuel Reveals $1 Billion CPS Budget Plan  CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS)—A $1 billion capital investment boost announced Friday will give Chicago Public Schools the means to modernize schools and implement ...



Michael O’Brien’s Chicago-area Super 25 basketball rankings  Chicago Sun-Times High School Sports

A wild week of Thanksgiving tournament action is in the books. Things stayed relatively calm in the Super 25, with just three new teams joining. Here's a look at ...



Chicago, Then and Now  The Weekly Standard

The big news out of Chicago, city of my birth and upbringing, is murder. According to a reliable website called HeyJackass!, during 2017, someone in Chicago ...



Illinois Court Strikes Down Ban on Carrying Guns Within 1000 Feet of School, But Is Apparently Open to Narrower Bans  Reason

From People v. Green, decided Thursday by the Illinois Appellate Court: On November 20, 2012, around 3:15 p.m., Dan Svoboda, a teacher at Senn High ...



Lake Villa student earns scholarship from Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics  Chicago Daily Herald

Every October, the Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics awards up to five $1500 scholarship awards to college juniors or seniors intending to teach ...



'Fix Your Kicks' At Senn Grad's New Cobbler Shop (His 3rd) In Edgewater  DNAinfo

EDGEWATER — After opening his first shoe repair shop at age 19 just last year, Fix Your Kicks owner Joshua Marin has returned to the neighborhood where he ...



Inside Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers First Chicago Location Near Loyola  Eater Chicago

Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers is opening the first of perhaps a bundle of Chicago locations on Tuesday in Rogers Park, just north of the CTA's Red Line ...



Ban on Carrying a Gun within 1000 ft of Schools Struck Down in Illinois  AmmoLand Shooting Sports News

Dan Svoboda, a teacher at Senn High School, saw Green outside the van that was parked across from the school in his security guard uniform with the gun on ...



EDITORIAL: It’s common sense, governor. Sign the gun bill  Chicago Sun-Times

We need a signal — now — that Gov. Bruce Rauner is ready to join the effort to reduce gun violence.



Chicago Filmmakers and the Ridge Firehouse: A match made in heaven  Chicago Reader

This October, Chicago Filmmakers—which screens independent cinema and offers filmmaking classes on the north side—will open the doors of its new location ...



Comcast NBCUniversal Awards nearly $175K in Scholarships to High School Seniors  NBC Chicago

Comcast announced that it has awarded $1000 “Leaders and Achievers Scholarships” to 174 graduating high school seniors in its Greater Chicago Region ...



Lewis Manilow, philanthropist who played key roles with MCA, Loop theater district, dies at 90  Chicago Tribune

Lewis Manilow brought his energy and enthusiasm to an array of civic and cultural institutions in Chicago, including the Museum of Contemporary Art, which he ...



Moody’s Pub founder John Moody Kahoun, dead at 84, built a life on burgers, beer  Chicago Sun-Times

John Moody Kahoun, dead at 84, built a career on cold beer and *fresh*, never-frozen burgers at Moody's Pub, which he opened in Edgewater in 1969.



Lewis Manilow dies, helped found Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art  Chicago Sun-Times

Lewis "Lew" Manilow, a prominent Chicago developer, arts patron and Democratic fund-raiser who helped found the Museum of Contemporary Art, died ...



Babe-raham Lincoln: Statue Has People Crushing On Hot, Sexy Abe Lincoln  DNAinfo

"He's definitely the hottest Lincoln I've ever seen," said one fan of the chest-baring Abraham Lincoln.



Andersonville Midsommarfest kicks off Chicago's festival season this weekend  ChicagoPride.com

Chicago, IL - Midsommarfest returns to Andersonville for its 53rd year this weekend, bringing with it two days and three nights of music and shopping, food and ...



Clemente High School To Adopt International Baccalaureate Curriculum  CBS2 Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Thursday that Roberto Clemente High School will become Chicago's third school offering solely the ...



The Scientific Method | Rivendell Theatre | Theater & Performance  Chicago Reader

... (Theater and Galleries). The Scientific Method. When: Thursdays-Sundays. Continues through Dec. 2 2018. Price: $38, $28 students, seniors, military



Best of 2018: New voices on nuclear weapons, climate change, and more  Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Young people had something to say in 2018. Here are a few of the year's best “Voices of Tomorrow” essays on nuclear weapons and other existential threats to ...



District 214's Sandlund remembered as 'progressive' leader, 'music man'  Chicago Daily Herald

Howard Sandlund's career with Northwest Suburban High School District 214 began in 1964 and included serving as the band director at Prospect High School ...



Were Chicago's Public Schools Ever Good?  WBEZ

We start an era-by-era search for the district's 'golden age' and wonder: Could it be right now?



Chicago Filmmakers to reopen in old Edgewater firehouse  Columbia Chronicle

Chicago Filmmakers, which offers independent film screenings and classes, will relocate to a former Edgewater firehouse this October—the culmination of a ...



Chicago construction leader Frank H. ‘Bud’ Paschen dies at 80  Chicago Sun-Times

Bud Paschen's funeral is at a church he constructed, and his final ride to the cemetery will be on a road rebuilt by his contracting company.



Barrington District 220 has two new elementary school principals  Chicago Tribune

When Cynthia Armendariz-Maxwell was a student at Senn High School on Chicago's North Side, classmates from the rough West Side attended Senn, too.



Deaths in Central Florida: 6/3  Orlando Sentinel

See recent obituaries from around Central Florida published in the Orlando Sentinel.



Della's Cake Shop Confronts the Modern Era in The Cake at Rivendell  thirdcoastreview.com

Della's Sweets is an adorable little cake shop somewhere in North Carolina. Winston is mentioned, which is what locals call Winston-Salem. The shop is pink ...



List of Memorial Day events in the Chicago area  WLS-TV

Several Chicago area events will be held Monday for Memorial Day to honor those who died while serving our country.



Coyote spotted in Andersonville  WLS-TV

A coyote was spotted in Chicago's Andersonville neighborhood in an area frequented by students.



DNA identifies Gacy victim  Chicago Tribune

William George Bundy's younger sister remembers how more than three decades ago her teenage friends would come over to their Chicago home to flirt with ...



Tenino High School Football receives Riddell 2016 Smarter Football Grant  KING5.com

Today, Riddell announced its winners for the 2016 Smarter Football Grant. Tenino High School (Tenino, WA) is one of this years recipients of a $10000 Riddell ...



William P. Myers  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

CHAMPAIGN – William Patrick "Bill" Myers, 86, of Champaign died at 7 p.m. Friday (Sept. 30, 2016) at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana. Bill Myers was born ...



Passing of Chicago Gossip Columnist Ann Gerber Marks End of Era  Patch.com

Chicago, IL - For ever 65 years, gossip columnist Ann Gerber dished out juicy dirt on celebrities and Chicago's movers and shakers.



North Shore Death Notices: Aug. 22 - Aug. 28  Patch.com

The following death notices were added to funeral homes serving the North Shore area in the past week. Those homes have provided obituaries for some of ...



Wreath-Laying Ceremony Honors Army Ranger Sgt. Joshua P. Rodgers  CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) — Military, public safety and community leaders gathered Monday at a downtown Chicago monument for Memorial Day commemorations.



Chicago Public School grads ready for college  Northwestern University NewsCenter

Three years after they were chosen from non-selective enrollment high schools as Northwestern Academy for Chicago Public Schools' inaugural cohort, 48 CPS ...



Alias Grace | Rivendell Theatre | Theater & Performance  Chicago Reader

Margaret Atwood's unimaginative, heavy-handed 1996 novel, which uses the lurid 1843 murder conviction of 16-year-old domestic servant Grace Marks to draw ...



15 - BOOKS Roxane Gay returns to Chicago to talk about 'Difficult Women' - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive  Windy City Times

Windy City Times News Archive - BOOKS Roxane Gay returns to Chicago to talk about 'Difficult Women' Roxane Gay can do anything, Women and Children ...



Richard Cotovsky's life on the fringe, rewarded | On Culture  Chicago Reader

After four decades in Chicago theater, the artistic director of Mary-Arrchie gets a special nod from the Jeff Awards.



4618 - Town hall focuses on bullying prevention - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive  Windy City Times

Windy City Times News Archive - Town hall focuses on bullying prevention Bullying prevention was the topic of a presentation and town hall discussion at Senn ...



Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois names Class of 2017  Chicago Daily Herald

Golden Apple announces the induction of the 2017 class of the Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois program, a group of 234 young people who have chosen to ...



Qaw'mane Wilson, aka Young QC, Lived Life of Luxury After Mom's Murder  DNAinfo

Authorities allege the local entertainer admitted to planning his mother's death for financial gain.



Best places in Chicago and its suburbs to buy a home  Crain's Chicago Business

There's more to the game than price. Crain's sorted data on crime, schools, commutes and more to pick the 18 spots in Chicago and its suburbs that look like the ...



Cops Search For Gunman In Deadly Rogers Park Shooting  CBS2 Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago police were searching for a masked gunman who shot four teenagers outside a McDonald's in Rogers Park on Wednesday, killing ...



Illinois Issues: Rewriting The Rule Book  NPR Illinois | 91.9 UIS

A law going into effect next month will ban zero-tolerance policies in schools and turn suspension and expulsion into disciplinary options of last resort. Districts ...



Cal in Camo | Rivendell Theatre | Theater & Performance  Chicago Reader

When: First Thursday-Saturday of every month. Continues through Feb. 17 2018. Price: $38, $28 students, seniors, and military. She sits in her kitchen ...



24 - Rivendell sets cast for LGBT play The Cake by Bekah Brunstetter - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive  Windy City Times

Windy City Times News Archive - Rivendell sets cast for LGBT play The Cake by Bekah Brunstetter Chicago, IL—Rivendell Theatre Ensemble ( RTE ), Chicago's ...



Penn Dutchman Antiques Closing After 40 Years, Everything Must Go  DNAinfo

Penn Dutchman Antiques is closing Dec. 1 and holding a liquidation sale Friday-Sunday.



30-Year Sentence For Teen Involved In Videotaped Beating Death  CBS2 Chicago

(STMW) — A Cook County judge Thursday handed down a 30-year sentence for a teenager convicted of murder in videotaped, fatal beating of a 62-year-old ...



Chicago-area schools are ranked by students and teachers using 5Essentials survey.  Chicago Tribune

Chicago-area schools are ranked by students and teachers using 5Essentials survey.



P.A announcer Gene Honda the busiest man in Chicago sports  Chicago Daily Herald

When he journeyed to the University of Illinois in the early 1970s, Gene Honda thought he was going to be an Engineer. More than 40 years later, Honda is ...



Chicagoisms; Foster Parents Wanted; Round ups  Gazette Chicago

By William S. Bike. CHICAGOISMS Chicagoisms is an exhibition of 120 photographs and nine models reflecting Chicago's contributions to the development of ...



Speed Cameras Issue 1.25 Million Warnings, Cut Speeding 43%  Streetsblog Chicago

The City of Chicago's automated speed enforcement system continues to succeed in reducing dangerous speeding around parks and schools. The Chicago ...



New book explores history of Chicago's swankiest residence  Chicago Tribune

"999: A History of Chicago in Ten Stories" is written by former Leo Burnett CEO Rick Fizdale and details the history of one of Chicago's swankiest residences ...



Harold Ramis Dead At Age 69  CBS2 Chicago

Updated 02/24/14 – 2:35 p.m.. CHICAGO (CBS) — Legendary Chicago comedian, screenwriter and director Harold Ramis — who gave us such iconic films as ...



Status Quo or Forward-Thinking: Which LSD Vision Will Prevail?  Streetsblog Chicago

Connecting people to information about how to improve walking, biking, and transit.



2016 PARCC test results  Chicago Tribune

The Tribune reviewed the passing, or proficiency, rate on the PARCC exams across both reading and math in all grades tested at some 3,700 schools, ...



DNA Backs Up Mom’s Doubt: Gacy Victim Misidentified  CBS2 Chicago

CHICAGO (STMW) — For decades, Sherry Marino doubted that her son was one of serial killer John Wayne Gacy's victims — and on Thursday, DNA tests ...



7308 - A Gay in the Life: Elementary school music teacher Bill Marsland - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive  Windy City Times

Windy City Times News Archive - A Gay in the Life: Elementary school music teacher Bill Marsland Bill Marsland has, on numerous occasions, been called.



Ekstrom has retrospective at Parkland  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

CHAMPAIGN — Parkland College Art Gallery Director Lisa Costello describes artist Jack Ekstrom as modest and believes if he were more of an "operator," he'd ...



6656 - Pansexual woman's journey empowers her to help others - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive  Windy City Times

Windy City Times News Archive - Pansexual woman's journey empowers her to help others In 2013, when 24-year-old pansexual woman Keyshia Lay Morris ...



7125 - The Chicago Gay Men's Chorus: A history lesson - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive  Windy City Times

Windy City Times News Archive - The Chicago Gay Men's Chorus: A history lesson Toward the end of 1982, Mitch Laks noticed posters on the lamp posts near ...



'Two Trains Running': Set in a Pittsburgh diner on sidelines of history  Chicago Tribune

Although set in 1969 — the height of militant social action, you might think — August Wilson's "Two Trains Running" is actually a portrait of Pittsburgh folks stuck ...



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