South Side Occupational Academy is expanding its gardening program this spring, with help from companies like Lowe’s, and for the first time ever, the special-needs students that the program helps were...
Friday, May 19, 2017 at 05:49 PM CDT
Emanuel, State Officials Spar Over CPS Funding Plan
On Friday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel revealed his expensive proposals for how to keep Chicago Public Schools open for the remainder of the school year, and there’s a war of words between the mayor’s office...
Friday, May 19, 2017 at 05:37 PM CDT
Deep Dish: Which Karaoke Songs Fit Illinois' Politicians?
A teen charged in the fatal hit-and-run crash that left a newlywed man dead and four others injured took a photo minutes after the crash telling a friend he damaged his car, prosecutors alleged Friday. Regina...
Friday, May 19, 2017 at 11:55 AM CDT
Chicago Ranks as One of Most Expensive Cities to Get Married
After 26-year old Abin Mathew was tragically killed in a hit-and-run accident on Wednesday night, his friends spoke about a man they described as "soft-spoken and caring." NBC 5's Charlie Wojciechowski...
Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 05:45 PM CDT
Rauner Cites Assembly's 'No-Change Mode' As Budget Obstacle
From aldermen to workers in social service agencies, frustrations are high as Illinois lawmakers continue to head toward yet another session without getting a new budget deal worked out by May 31. NBC 5’s...