Monday marks the first day of school for CPS students, some of whom will be at new schools for the first time. We check in from various schools around the city. And, we discuss strategies for dealing with the anxiety of the first day of school.
What's up Illinois?! Ron Paul in the house! More than 3,600 people voted in the Illinois Republican straw poll over the weekend. The Ill. GOP needs cash, apparently to help with the 2012 election, so they charged people $5 to vote in this informal poll.
Members of St. Sabina Catholic Church marched in front of the home of Chicago's top Roman Catholic leader today. They protested Cardinal Francis George's decision to suspend their outspoken priest, Father Michael Pfleger.
The head of the Archdiocese of Chicago has suspended an outspoken South Side pastor.Father Michael Pfleger is known as a charismatic and popular priest with a gift for preaching, who's campaigned against alcohol and tobacco bill boards, gun shops and racism.