State and local education officials are reviewing proposals for a charter school at Great Lakes Naval Station in northern Illinois.The Illinois State Board of Education and a school district in North Chicago say they've gotten three applications to run a charter school on the base.The school would b
Two people are dead and four others in critical condition after a shooting inside a fast-food restaurant on Chicago's South Side.Police say two people got into a fight before 7 p.m. Tuesday outside a Church's Chicken restaurant in the Englewood neighborhood.
Authorities say a driver has crashed his car into the wall of a Chicago police station on the city's South Side.No injuries or major damage was reported.Chicago police spokeswoman Amina Greer says the crash happened early Monday.
Sears Holdings Corp. and Chicago’s financial exchanges have quit threatening to pull up stakes now that Illinois has enacted tax breaks for them. But it remains unclear whether state incentives to big companies are wise uses of economic-development resources.
ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey's Foreign Ministry has issued a statement strongly condemning the continued attacks against civilians in Syria despite an agreement with the Arab League to halt the bloodshed.The Ministry said in a statement emailed early Thursday that President Bashar Assad's regime was turn
As part of a special encore presentation of Eight Forty-Eight, producer Katie O'Brien looked back on the year’s milestones. The saga of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich has been punctuated by many significant—sometimes bizarre—chapters since his arrest in 2008.
As part of a special encore presentation of Eight Forty-Eight, producer Katie O'Brien revisited the milestones that marked 2011. Local sports teams and franchise players often become part of a city’s identity.