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Emanuel Proposes Solutions to Clean Up Budget Mess

Emanuel Proposes Solutions to Clean Up Budget Mess

Chicago school and city officials detailed $200 million in cuts — including layoffs, scaled-back maintenance and reduced transportation — to the nation's third-largest school district Wednesday, one day after...

Emanuel Announces 1,400 CPS Layoffs

Emanuel Announces 1,400 CPS Layoffs

The interim CEO of Chicago Public Schools says approximately 1,400 jobs will be impacted after the district had to borrow money to make a $634 million pension payment.

House Defeats 1-Month Emergency Budget; Battle Continues

House Defeats 1-Month Emergency Budget; Battle Continues

Democrats pushed Wednesday for a one-month spending plan they said would allow critical services to continue as Illinois enters a new fiscal year, but its passage was questionable as Republicans said it would...

Saad a "Little Bit Shocked" by Trade to Blue Jackets

Saad a "Little Bit Shocked" by Trade to Blue Jackets

Brandon Saad was unexpectedly traded to the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday night, and the winger admitted that he was a "little bit shocked" by the move.

Former Illinois Treasurer Employees Sue Over Firings

Former Illinois Treasurer Employees Sue Over Firings

Three former state employees allege in a lawsuit filed Wednesday that then-Treasurer Dan Rutherford fired them in 2014 in retaliation after they offered damaging evidence in a sexual harassment investigation...

Pace Bus Window Shot Out on Eisenhower Expressway

Pace Bus Window Shot Out on Eisenhower Expressway

A woman was injured late Wednesday night when someone shot out a window of a Pace Bus with a BB gun on the Eisenhower Expressway.