Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s “Building a New Chicago” speech last Thursday outlined $7.2 billion in infrastructure improvements he wants the city to tackle over the next four years. One project was conspicuous in its absence – extending the Chicago Transit Authority Red Line, from 95th Street to the end of... more
The recycling center at Resource Center, an organization that distributes fresh food to the needy, is now losing money instead of helping the agency serve the public.
Parents and education activists say Chicago Public Schools broke state law by switching from elected local school councils to appointed ones at Orr High School campus, Carver Military Academy and some other city schools.
Plans to restore the Lake Calumet Basin on the city's South Side are still tentative, with water commissioners seeking more information about the project's estimated $75 million price tag.