Dec 2, 2013
Chicago Tribune overlooks an important detail in its report on the Lake County jail.
by Michael Miner
Media, News, Lake County, Illinois, James Sotos, Terry Ekl, Mark Curran, Eugene Gruber, Lyvita Gomes, Chicago Tribune, Elizabeth Ekl
News & Features,
Oct 30, 2013
Bobby Cann was a 26-year-old bike commuter who preached safe cycling. Ryne San Hamel was a 28-year-old motorist who'd just left a crowded bar. Their collision raises questions about whether we're too lenient toward those who drink and drive.
by Keith Griffith
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News & Features,
Sep 24, 2013
Why is the Chicago public school enrollment overwhelmingly low-income? Because when push comes to shove, the city's middle-class parents often shove off for the suburbs.
by Steve Bogira
Feature, Poverty and segregation in Chicago schools, Chicago Public Schools, CPS, school performance, low-income school enrollments, Program for International Student Assessment, poverty, parents, middle class parents, private school, suburbs, peer effects, magnet schools, Edison Regional Gifted Center, Alexander Graham Bell Elementary School, Stephen Decatur Classical Elementary School, Franklin Elementary Fine Arts Center, Suder Montessori Magnet ES, Mark T. Skinner North Elementary School, Mark T. Skinner West Elementary School, Phillip Murray Elementary Language Academy, Hawthorne Elementary Scholastic Academy, Walter Payton College Preparatory High School, Whitney M Young Magnet High School, Northside College Preparatory High School, Robert Lindblom Math & Science Academy, William Jones College Preparatory High School, Albert G Lane Technical High School, Lane Tech, Sue Serra, Sandro Serra, North Park, neighborhoods, Vernon Hills, Illinois, Lake County, Bucktown, Mary Gage Peterson Elementary School, PTA, Parent Teacher Association, segregation, registered sex offenders, guns, Stephen T. Mather High School, ACT, graduation rates, selective-enrollment schools, neighborhood schools, taxes, education funding, Ryan Zoghlin, Melissa Moore, Wilmette, Illinois, New Trier High School, Wilmette Junior High, Pulaski International School of Chicago, Augustus H Burley Elementary School, Lake View High School commuting, standardized testing, Metra, guilt, safety, Jackie Strapp, Aurora, Illinois, Johnny Strapp, Rogers Park, East Rogers Park, North Riverside, Illinois, Roberto Clemente Community Academy High School, STEM program, Stephen F. Gale Elementary Community Academy, Batavia, Illinois, economic diversity, racial diversity, ethnic diversity
News & Features,
Sep 10, 2009
An archive of the Reader's coverage by Ben Joravsky and Mick Dumke
Feature, 2016 Olympics, Chicago Olympics, 2016 Olympic Games, Mayor Daley, Richard Daley, CPS, Chicago Public Schools, Copenhagen, Barack Obama, City Council, Manny Flores, Midway Airport, O'Hare Airport, Chicago Parking Meters, city parking meters, property taxes, TIF, TIFs, tax-increment financing, tax increment financing, city taxes, tax hike, stewardship report, 2016 stewardship report, olympics oversight, Joe Moore, Olympic Village, Michael Reese Hospital, Pat Ryan, Lori Healey, Blue State Cowboys, Tony Peraica, Lisa Madigan, Roland Burris, Rod Blagojevich, Emil Jones, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, Hyde Park Herald, IOC, International Olympic Committee, Beijing, Beijing Olympics, pollution, city budget, city budget deficit, Olympic stadium, Lake County
Mar 9, 2009
Usama Alshaibi's personal Iraq documentary screens tonight in the Lake County Film Festival.
Apr 18, 2008
Olympics foes take heart: Lake County's rebellion against the Olympics pays off as Mayor Daley moves the proposed Equestrian Center out of their forest preserve.