Chicago Public Schools notified 356 teachers and about 600 more school support staffers that they would be laid off, as budget conflicts persist across the state of Illinois.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions blasted Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (D.) on Monday, saying that Chicago is “refusing to help its own residents.”
Over 100 people were shot in Chicago over the long Independence Day weekend and 14 of them were killed, according to statistics compiled by the Chicago Tribune.
President Donald Trump on Friday promised to send in “federal help” to gun-crime-ridden Chicago after a new Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives force was assembled to help address the city’s spiking murder rate.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (D.) said in a new interview that Democrats do not appear to respect the values of the middle class and come off as “disdainful.”
Former President Barack Obama will return to the University of Chicago on Monday in his first public appearance since leaving office.
The Rev. Jesse Jackson lambasted Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s recent proposal to improve public schools in a column published Monday night.
The Illinois legislature rejected a bill on Tuesday that would recognize former Illinois Senator and President Barack Obama’s birthday as a state holiday.
Former Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. (D., Ill.) and his estranged wife are nearly $2 million in debt.