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Party for the planet on Earth Day

Celebrate Earth this weekend with runs, beach sweeps, nature walks, and Mount Trashmore. more

almost 2 years ago | Medill Reports | Permalink

Community Leaders Urge Madigan To Fight For Mortgage Debt Relief (VIDEO)

Chicago-area religious and community leaders are urging Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan to help provide financial relief for Illinois homeowners affected by the 2008 housing crisis. Connie Gates-Brown, an Illinois resident who was negatively affected by the financial crisis, said she and her husband both lost their government jobs after... more

2 years ago | Progress Illinois | Permalink

A reprieve for North River Mental Health Center?

The city had planned to close four mental health clinics, including North River. But a citizen's group rallied behind North River, and officials say it may remain open.

5 years ago | Megan Cottrell

City to close five mental health centers

The Chicago Department of Public Health will close five of its 12 city mental health centers on Feb. 1, and local activists are campaigning to prevent that from happening.

over 5 years ago | Megan Cottrell

City to close five mental health centers

The Chicago Department of Public Health will close five of its 12 city mental health centers on Feb. 1, and local activists are campaigning to prevent that from happening.

over 5 years ago | Megan Cottrell

2 city schools named to Top 100 list

Two city public schools are listed among the U.S. News & World Report's Top 100 prep schools in the nation. One school also won a national award for excelling under the No Child Left Behind Act.

over 5 years ago | Paul D. Bowker

2 city schools named to Top 100 list

Two city public schools are listed among the U.S. News & World Report's Top 100 prep schools in the nation. One school also won a national award for excelling under the No Child Left Behind Act.

over 5 years ago | Paul D. Bowker

NW Side votes for better mental health services

North West residents vote to raise taxes to fund the North River Mental Health Center. The tax increase will raise $500,000 for the project.

over 5 years ago | Megan Cottrell

Citizens ask for tax increase to pay for mental health services

North West Side residents are rallying voters to approve a referendum that would raise taxes to fund free mental health services for residents. The measure will appear on the ballots in 103 precincts.

over 5 years ago | Megan Cottrell

Storm victims seek relief through new, temporary FEMA disaster recovery center

Residents affected by the storm of Sept. 13 and 14 can file for aid at a new Federal Emergency Management Administration office in Albany Park.

over 5 years ago | Craig Kanalley

At Northtown charter school, school year begins with blindfolds and trust falls

The freshman orientation program, an unconventional start to the school year, includes trust-building exercises as well as logic games and tie-tying lessons.

over 5 years ago | Paul D. Bowker

Traffic stop yields stash of suspected date-rape drug

Driver charged with intent to deliver

over 6 years ago | Carrie Topolinski

Teenager robbed at knifepoint

Robber fled in gold SUV

over 6 years ago | Carrie Topolinski

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