After a design submitted by a high school student was scrapped for having symbols perceived to be gang-related, the office of Chicago’s City Clerk came up with its own design for this year’s vehicle sticker.
Chicago Transit Authority ridership went up to 530 million boardings last year, reaching its highest ridership level since 1991.Rail ridership grew by 5.2 percent compared to an increase of 1.4 percent in bus usage.
Wisconsin’s attonery general plans to appeal a temporary injunction of that state’s controversial voter ID law which went into effect this year.“My office will continue its efforts to defend the law, and I am confident that the Voter ID law ultimately will be upheld,” said Wisconsin Attorney General
A Chicago man was charged Tuesday of computer hacking in collaboration with five other people aligned with the activist group Anonymous.Federal prosecutors accuse Jeremy Hammond of stealing the credit card information of nearly 60,000 clients of Strategic Forecasting Inc.
The University of Illinois' Board of Trustees said they want the university's president to do more to regain the faculty's support.The sentiment comes a week after 130 faculty members from the university’s Champaign-Urbana campus called for President Michael Hogan’s dismissal.