Topic: University of Illinois at Chicago
One legacy of public housing cuts is the spread of street gang turf battles to new pockets of the city. Gang violence contributed to a high-crime summer.
08/30/2010 03:16 pm
An incident-filled spring triggers talk of how community involvement, perhaps in addition to more police on the streets, can combat gang violence.
05/05/2010 05:25 pm
White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel said Monday he would like to run for Chicago mayor if Richard M. Daley doesn't seek reelection. How would his Washington credentials and caustic style mesh with Chicago's political machine?
04/20/2010 07:29 pm
Dogged by persistent unemployment, US-born jobless swell ranks of immigrant day laborers.
02/23/2010 01:07 pm
The East Coast is bracing for Wednesday's big snow storm. New York is expected to bear the brunt this time, with airlines already canceling flights in the region and schools shut for the day.
02/09/2010 06:01 pm
After a close vote in Tuesday’s Illinois primary, Gov. Pat Quinn has emerged as the Democratic candidate for that office. But he’s calling for Scott Lee Cohen, the Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor, to step aside.
02/04/2010 04:37 pm
Daley devoted much of the past 2-1/2 years to Chicago's Olympic bid, and many see its failure as having a considerable effect on his legacy.
10/03/2009 01:00 am
Marked for demolition, the modernist buildings sit on a site pegged for the 2016 Olympics.
08/21/2009 01:00 am
The University of Illinois and Chicago's best public schools are charged with granting admission to children of donors and the well-connected.
08/07/2009 01:00 am
As novelty and sustainability drive design, more structures are deliberately temporary.
06/15/2009 01:00 am