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Teachers unions argue not having enough support staff hinders students' learning and teachers' work.
A Laurel County woman is the first to file a lawsuit after an E. coli outbreak in at least ten states at the end of March, USA Today reports.
Authorities say 37 people have been hospitalized due to an ammonia leak in a Chicago suburb.
"Mayor Pete," as he's known to his fans, is running a surprisingly strong campaign for president. Lori Lightfoot has just won a landslide victory to become Chicago's mayor.
Chicago Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot’s resounding victory was a clear call for change at City Hall and a historic repudiation of the old-style, insider politics that have long defined the nation’s third-largest city.
The FBI was already investigating Jussie Smollett before President Donald Trump tweeted that the agency and the Department of Justice would review the case, which the president called “an embarrassment” to the nation.
A man from Nicholasville is accused of kidnapping, robbing, and sexually assaulting a 21-year-old college student late last week in Illinois, according to the DuPage County, Illinois State's Attorney.
Chicago police investigated but dismissed a tip that on the night “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett reported being attacked by two masked men he was in an elevator of his apartment building with two brothers later arrested and released from custody in the probe, a department spokesman said Tuesday.
Chicago police say two officers likely didn't see or hear a train that fatally struck them as they pursued a suspect because they were looking at a train approaching from another direction.
Police say the man who killed three people at a Chicago hospital fired his handgun at least 30 times before he fatally shot himself after being shot by police.
Police Superintendent says the shootings "are not random" and are "fueled by gang conflicts."
Woman charged in fatal hit-and-run will be back in court at the end of May.
State police say a car hit them from behind and drove off.
The Chicago Department of Aviation fired two security officers involved in dragging a doctor from Kentucky off a United Airlines flight after he refused to give up his seat.
United Airlines executives say it's too soon to know if last week's dragging of a Kentucky doctor off a plane is hurting ticket sales. The chief executive says no one will be fired over the incident.
United says passengers on United Express Flight 3411 are getting compensation equal to the cost of their tickets.
Leaders of a key Senate committee have asked United Airlines and Chicago airport authorities to explain what led to Sunday night's forced removal of a man from a United Express flight.
The CEO of United Airlines' parent company says the airline is conducting its own investigation after police dragged a passenger from an overbooked United plane after he refused to give up his seat.
Jurors have found that a 50-year-old Kentucky man could be committed under Illinois law because he's likely to sexually assault someone again in the future.
Most flights to and from Chicago to Lexington's Blue Grass Airport were canceled on Friday due to bad weather in Chicago.
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