North Chicago Newswire

North Chicago Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for North Chicago, IL.

Results 1 - 17 of 17 for "" in North Chicago, IL

  1. You can now search police complaints in ChicagoRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 10 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Craig Futterman, law professor and founder of the Civil Rights and Police Accountability Project at the University of Chicago, and Jamie Kalven, an investigative journalist and writer with the Invisible Institute, talk about the project on the Morning Shift. Anyone can file a complaint against a police officer in Chicago, but what happens to that allegation once it's in the department's hands? How often is the officer reprimanded or suspended? And is justice being served? A new first-of-its-kind database called Citizens Police Data Project seeks to help answer those questions and hold CPD officers accountable for the way they interact with Chicagoans.


  2. Chicagoan's NGO saves children from slaveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Senyo has five crushed vertebrae - compressing against his spinal cord. He is incontinent, unable to stand up straight or walk unassisted.


  3. Food carts push closer to legalizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2015 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    This kind of on-the-cart preparation and customization of fruit and vegetable cups would be illegal under proposed new rules on food carts. Chicago's health department says it's safer when the produce is prepared and packaged in advance.


  4. The education of Jose GarciaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2015 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    "I didn't expect to be here," he says on the first day of classes at Rauner College Prep, one of the 16 campuses of the Noble Street Network of Charter Schools, the city's largest network of publicly-funded, privately-run high schools. Jose is a graduate of this school and when he was a senior, his classmates voted him "Most Likely to Teach at Rauner."


  5. Beyond deep-dish: Exploring Chicago's other native foodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2015 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    It was just a couple of years ago that some catty remarks on deep dish pizza almost triggered an East Coast-Midwest war . And, by now, most of the foodie world knows Chicago's militance about ketchup-less hot dogs.


  6. Chicagoans upset with CPS budget proposalRead the original story

    Aug 19, 2015 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Parents, teachers, and activists gave Chicago Public Schools officials an earful last night over its proposed budget for next school year. The budget relies on a gamble that state lawmakers in Springfield will come through with almost $500 million in pension help.


  7. Dollar stores are going gourmetRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2015 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Well, that's one item to be had at the Family Dollar on Belmont in Chicago's Montclare neighborhood. As a matter of fact, you'll find a lot of food products that you'll also find on the shelves of more upscale stores like Whole Foods and Trader Joes - things like vegetable and chicken pot stickers, barbecue pork steam buns, and salmon steaks.


  8. What happens to Chicago's blue cart recycling?Read the original story

    Jul 1, 2015 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Sara Bibik waited years for her blue cart. In February 2014, Chicago finished rolling out the curbside or alleyway recycling containers to every small residential building in the city, fulfilling a promise first made seven years earlier.


  9. CPS, Emanuel warn of deep cuts, layoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    The proposal cuts $200 million from schools, raises property taxes, asks teachers to pay more into their pensions, and pushes Springfield to increase overall school funding. The mayor's proposal came as state lawmakers were entertaining a bill from Illinois Senate President John Cullerton that would freeze property taxes and eliminate grants currently promised to CPS in exchange for picking up about $200 million of the cash-strapped school district's "normal" pension costs over the next two years.


  10. Charters might move into closed CPS schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    A LEARN charter school rents space across the street from the now vacant Calhoun North school . Chicago Public Schools paid $67,151 in utilities for Calhoun North from Sept.


  11. Why are thousands of Chicago's Chinese buried in Stickney?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    It's not for the food - in fact they usually bring their own. And it's not for their culture - the suburb is historically Bohemian.


  12. Englewood prepares for Whole Foods openingRead the original story

    May 7, 2015 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    It's been more than a year-and-a-half since Whole Foods announced it was setting up shop in Chicago's Englewood neighborhood, and the store's opening is still more than a year away. But that doesn't mean the community is sitting idly by.


  13. Emanuel announces more O'Hare noise hearingsRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2015 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    After a quick trip to Washington this week, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said the city will hold two more public hearings before a new runway opens at O'Hare International Airport. But the Northwest Side community group that's long protested the noise problems is calling the mayor's move "insufficient."


  14. Earth Day primer for eating greenerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Aquaponics programs in Chicago, like this one at Lane Tech High School, help bring fresh local produce to Chicagoans all year long. It's Earth Day again.


  15. Emanuel likely to stay the course on education in second termRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel points as he speaks during a victorious election night at Plumbers Local 130 Union Hall, Tuesday, April 7, 2015, in Chicago. Emanuel now will face challenges at Chicago Public Schools that look a lot like the challenges of four years ago: declining enrollment, ballooning pension costs, and an expiring contract with the Chicago Teachers Union.


  16. The legacy of Michael Jordan in ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Everyone from superfans to the casual office bracket pool participant follows NCAA March Madness. We rally around underdogs.


  17. The life and times of the Chicago rabbitRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Our question about rabbits comes from Curious Citizen Jennifer Gadda, who says when she lived in San Francisco and New York, she hardly ever saw rabbits. Not so with her time in The Second City; the little guys were all over the parks or springing between grass and gravel.


North Chicago Job Listings
View or post North Chicago job listings on Topix.
North Chicago Real Estate
News, listings, and foreclosures in North Chicago from Topix.
North Chicago Mortgages
Find mortgage rates in North Chicago on Topix.