Illinois Superintendents Oppose Standardized Testing During COVID-19 Pandemic

CBS Chicago (News) 3/3 11:40A Chicago Breaking News from CBS C
CHICAGO (CBS)   COVID-19 has already turned the school year upside down, and now there is a push to cancel standardized tests for grade schools and high schools in Illinois. The U.S. Department of Education is requiring testing starting later...

Metra BNSF train hits, kills pedestrian in La Grange

The Doings Weekly (Crime) 2/23 2:56A Charles J. Johnson
A pedestrian was fatally struck by a Metra train at or near the La Grange Road station Tuesday morning in La Grange, leading to significant delays and canceled trains, officials said.

Wide-spread weekend snowfall 6-12 inches across Chicago area 2/1 6:24A Paul Dailey
CHICAGO — The official two-day (Saturday, Sunday) snowfall for Chicago was 10.8 inches recorded at the O’Hare International Airport observing site.  According to the Chicago National Weather Service,...

Savage Burrito Born to Bring Something Deliciously Different to Chicago

Burr Ridge BubbleLife iReporter 1/15 7:42P Suzanne Gentry
Brand embraces bold flavors, made-from-scratch goodness and community spirit To be bold, you need to dare to do things differently. It was in this spirit that Savage Burrito was created, a brand that embraces the fierce, bold nature of...

2 Teenagers Injured In Shooting In Humboldt Park

CBS Chicago (News) 1/13 11:55P Chicago Breaking News from CBS C
CHICAGO (CBS)   Two teenagers were shot in Humboldt Park Wednesday night. According to police, two boys, just 16 and 14 years old, were 1000 block of North Springfield Avenue around 11:35 p.m. when a man wearing all black came up to them and...

New COVID Strain Found In Wisconsin

CBS Chicago (News) 1/13 1:19P Chicago Breaking News from CBS C
CHICAGO (CBS Chicago/CBS News) The new faster spreading variant of coronavirus was found Wednesday in Wisconsin. The strain was first identified in the UK last year. There have been confirmed cases in 11 other states, including Indiana and New...

Southwest Flight Delays At Midway Caused By Paperwork Problems

CBS Chicago (News) 1/13 1:18P Chicago Breaking News from CBS C
CHICAGO (CBS) A paperwork mistake caused delays for travelers on Southwest Airlines Wednesday. Southwest halted flights at Midway International Airport while the issue was fixed. The airline blames a spreadsheet error that occurred during a...
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