While U.S housing starts are showing a faster pace of increase nationwide, residential construction in Chicago are showing a more modest recovery.
AAA projects that over 2,000,000 people in Illinois will be traveling this year, the majority of them by car. Only 170,000 travelers are expected to fly.
Immigrant students in search of financial assistance to go to college will soon be able to apply for private scholarships in Illinois
Heroin addiction has become a growing threat in suburban Chicago. In efforts to fight this increasing trend, police officials host a heroin summit to figure out how to prevent continued drugs trafficking before is too late.
Here’s what’s causing all that traffic on Chicago’s North Side.
The Community Anti-Violence and Restoration Effort (CARE) program is a partnership between the mayor and Cook County Board President Tony Preckwinkle that includes three main strategies: community-based prevention, youth intervention and the increase of police response after a violent incident.
Emanuel said he will implement a “cut and invest” strategy. To do so, he plans to reduce the budget shortfall without increasing taxes and fees, invest in after-school programs and improve the management of the city’s health care and debt collection systems.
The CTA said the project will serve as an anchor for economic development in the Uptown neighborhood.