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Fraternal Order of Police supporters clash with counter-protestors amidst calls for resignation of Kim Foxx

Fraternal Order of Police supporters clash with counter-protestors amidst calls for resignation of Kim Foxx

April 1, 2019

Members and supporters of the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) were met with fierce counter-protesters April 1 outside the George W. Dunne Cook County Office Building, 69 W. Washington St. Pro-FOP demonstrators...

Toni Preckwinkle: ‘I know the energy of young people’

Toni Preckwinkle: ‘I know the energy of young people’

March 22, 2019

Toni Preckwinkle wants to continue delivering progressive change to Chicagoans, if elected mayor in the April 2 runoff. Preckwinkle said she pushed to revamp ailing communites during her 28 years in civi...

Lori Lightfoot to build a Chicago where young people thrive

Lori Lightfoot to build a Chicago where young people thrive

March 22, 2019

In an election that pits experience against the need for change, Chicagoans will elect the first black woman mayor on April 2. Former Chicago Police Board President Lori Lightfoot will face off against Co...

Chicago youth advocate for change during global Youth Climate Strike

Chicago youth advocate for change during global Youth Climate Strike

March 22, 2019

Chicago area high school students added their voices to the worldwide protest against Climate Change recently, crowding downtown's Federal Plaza as part of the global Youth Climate Strike. At the plaza, in front of the Kluczynski Federal Building, ...

Trump proposed 2020 budget could be end of subsidized loans

Trump proposed 2020 budget could be end of subsidized loans

March 22, 2019

Freshman game art major Dayanara Ocampo and her family are scared to take out student loans. But because her family is paying for her sister's medical bills, she may soon have no choice. The p...

Illinois Supreme Court denies new sentencing for Jason Van Dyke

Illinois Supreme Court denies new sentencing for Jason Van Dyke

March 20, 2019

The Illinois Supreme Court denied a petition by Attorney General Kwame Raoul and Special Prosecutor Joseph McMahon to resentence Jason Van Dyke, whom Judge Vincent Gaughan sentenced to 81 months in p...

Medicare for All brought into mainstream

Medicare for All brought into mainstream

March 15, 2019

The possibility of 18 million people losing health care coverage if the Affordable Care Act is repealed piqued the interest of University of Michigan professor Beza Merid, who held a lecture on the issue...

Let the shenanigans begin: St. Patrick’s Day attracts crowds of underage drinkers

Let the shenanigans begin: St. Patrick’s Day attracts crowds of underage drinkers

March 15, 2019

A young woman with tears streaming down her face leaned over a trash can to heave once more, throwing up the alcohol she consumed earlier that morning. Passersby equally intoxicated ignored the gi...

Write an essay, win a comic book store

Write an essay, win a comic book store

March 12, 2019

Like Clark Kent the reporter or Bruce Wayne the entrepreneur, Carmelo Chimera lives a double life. Chimera is an attorney at McGuireWoods LLP, but when he is not in the courtroom, Chimera is writing graphic...

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