Mayor Emanuel said that negotiations over Wrigley Field renovations are in the final stages. The mayor told reporters at an unrelated news conference Tuesday that he's having "good conversations" about the renovations, but he has some concerns about using city money toward the project.
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn says building a third airport south of Chicago is very important for the state.He's responding to Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's new plans to build a fourth runway at O'Hare airport. Emanuel said the expansion would be like adding a third airport without building a new one.
A Lake Forest High School student was struck and killed by a Metra train last weekend, the third student from the north-suburban school to be killed by a Metra train since January.Lake Forest Deputy Police Chief Glenn Burmeister said Monday that all three student deaths were intentional.
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New research shows Chicago Public Schools students enrolled in a rigorous college prep program, known as the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme, are much more likely to get into good colleges.The IB programs are located in neighborhood high schools around the city.
Phones have been ringing off the hook since the end of February at the Gethsemane Garden Center in Chicago. Annual plant manager Carol Rice said the warm weather has had a big affect on sales for March."