Friday Jun 14
Illinois Immigrant Saved from Deportation Following Complaints from Family, Activists
Israel Lopez Bautista, an undocumented Guatemalan immigrant arrested here by immigration agents for having returned to the United States after being deported, was released on Thursday after complaints by relatives and activists.
Perusing the library... data
Chicago's open data program has some detractors, but most can agree that we like books.
Albany Park Residents Worried By Removal Of Sandbags
Residents of an Albany Park street that was inundated with flooding in April are now concerned that the city of Chicago seems to be taking the sandbags away from the North Branch of the Chicago River.
Storytelling and Public History
Chicagoans understand their history as much through each other's stories as through history books.
Police Search For Man Who Fondled Girl On NW Side
CHICAGO Police are searching for a man ran off after fondling a 6-year-old girl at a Northwest Side Albany Park store Monday afternoon.
2013 Spotlight on Literacy Awards
Jesse White , Illinois Secretary of State and State Librarian, and Dennis DeRossett, Executive Director of the Illinois Press Association, honored the winners of the 2013 Spotlight on Literacy Awards recognizing outstanding students and volunteer tutors in Illinois literacy programs.