|Chicago Man Charged with Armed Robbery|
When the offenders approached the employees, the male offender opened up a pocket knife and held it out in front of his chest, said the Commander.
|Former Evanston Fire Chief, Sanders 'Sam' Hicks Passes Away|
On June 16 former Evanston Fire Chief Sanders "Sam" Hicks passed away at home of complications related to Parkinson's disease. Chief Hicks started his career in 1950 as Evanston's first African American firefighter.
|Police Recover Loaded Handgun in Vehicle|
While searching the vehicle, officers recovered a loaded Glock 40 caliber handgun with an extended 30 round magazine from the driver’s side floorboard, said the Commander.
|Schakowsky Sues President Trump|
Today, Rep. Jan Schakowsky, a Chief Deputy Whip, joined nearly 200 Representatives and Senators as plaintiffs in a lawsuit against President Donald Trump ...
|Biss Unveils HOME Plan
for Property Tax Fairness and Relief|
Today, Democratic gubernatorial candidate, Daniel Biss unveiled his HOME plan for property tax fairness and relief, an approach to address Illinois’ system of property tax valuation, assessment, and appeals.
|New Interactive MWRD Webpage Makes Waterway Data Accessible|
The MWRD recently introduced a new mapping tool to help the public understand the health of the Chicago area waterways ...
|District 65 Board De-tracks Algebra Classes|
|On June 12, the District 65 School Board approved a recommendation presented by administrators to eliminate tracking of students in algebra classes at Chute, Haven and Nichols middle schools by consolidating Algebra 8 into Algebra 1. Algebra 1 will be a mixed-level class, with class sizes projected at between 25 and 29 students next year. The recommendation will be phased in at one or more schools for the 2017-18 school year, and at any remaining schools in 2018-19.|
Wednesday, June 14, 2017