The Lollapalooza music festival kicked off Friday in Chicago's Grant Park, celebrating its 20th anniversary with more than 130 bands and an estimated 270,000 people in attendance during the three day event.
Chicago Public School students will have a new set of disciplinary rules to follow when they start school this year. The Chicago Board of Education voted Wednesday to pass a substantial amount of changes, additions and deletions to the student code of conduct.
Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy is calling on residents to help bring down the number of police-involved shootings. McCarthy spoke to reporters Tuesday, after officers shot and wounded two residents Monday in unrelated incidents."
The Chicago Tribune is cutting 20 employees from its pay roll -- and many of them are from the Tribune's newsroom staff.The newspaper reported Thursday that the layoffs hit writers, editors and support staff.