Trumbull Elementary was closed by a unanimous vote of the school board today, despite parents' claims that the school is not underutilized—if special-education students are considered.
Posted yesterday at 5:15 p.m.
Community involvement, private investment, and basic math all helped spare Mahalia Jackson, Manierre, Leif Ericson and Garvey Elementary Schools.
Posted yesterday at 1:30 p.m.
From recovering fumbles to the Super Bowl Mumble, we'll miss big number 54.
Posted yesterday at 11:30 a.m.
One of the 20th century's legendary meteorologists, Ted Fujita, revolutionized the study of tornadoes, but for most of his life never got to see one. So he made his own.
Posted Tuesday at 5:20 p.m.
Airbnb rentals may be illegal in NYC, but the DIY-hotel site is still ok in Chicago. Here's a look at a few standout listings.
Posted Tuesday at 2:30 p.m.
It's the economy, but not just the economy. Eligibility has expanded, states have increased participation rates, and food stamps have replaced other forms of the social safety net.
Posted Tuesday at 1:45 p.m.
Rayid Ghani left Accenture to lead Obama for America's data analytics team. Now he's going to the University of Chicago to change how cities, nonprofits, and governments use information.
Posted Monday at 4:15 p.m.
If you have to ride a CTA train, this handy new tool helps you get it over with as fast as possible.
Posted Monday at 3:45 p.m.
The bill drafted by Kwame Raoul is strict, but it's moderate— at least, the rules are similar to other states' laws. Could HB 183 be a plausible compromise?
Posted Monday at 1:15 p.m.
The beleaguered governor doesn't have a lot to lose by implementing the state's strict bill, which just passed the Senate.
Posted Friday at 4:20 p.m.