Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has promised to take on City Hall’s budget gap without raising taxes. But he’s taking a different tack with red ink at the school district he controls.
Emanuel on Tuesday defended a $150 million property-tax hike proposed by Chicago Public Schools last week.
A few years ago, Toronto, Ontario had a spike in murders, and the public wouldn't stand for it. They demanded an end to the violence. One solution was a new police unit called TAVIS, which stands for Targeted Anti-Violence Intervention Strategies.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is hitting out at republicans who have been criticizing his former boss.Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney ridiculed President Barack Obama's handling of the economy and debt ceiling debate this week.
A program that brings mud dredged from Illinois rivers to communities for creating gardens is coming to two Chicago suburbs. State and local officials announced Monday that a series of community gardens will be created in Broadview and Maywood. Illinois Natural Resources Dir
Chicago-area Muslims say they've got an additional focus during the holy month of Ramadan - the environment.Officials with the Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago launched several green initiatives Monday, the first day of the Islamic month marked by fasting and p