With her kids in the back, Esmerelda Nunez leans over her SUV's engine and adds oil. It’s some on-the-spot automobile maintenance work for the 22-year-old stay-at-home mom from the Southwest Side.“I’m about to take them to the doctor,” Nunez says.
West Side Chicago political leaders have picked a third party candidate to run against their fellow Democrat, indicted state Rep. Derrick Smith. But a split decision poses risks if divisions aren't healed by November.
The principal of Chicago's Fenger High School wants to change the school's image.That's because a lot has changed since the videotaped beating death of 16-year-old Derrion Albert made national news two years ago.Arrests and suspensions are down significantly.