Red Line Contingency Plan Passes First
The Red Line Project's Josclynn Brandon braved the real test of the Red Line South construction plan -- the first rush-hour commute from 95th Street. Her experience in a nutshell? Smooth sailing.
Graphic: Part of the Red Line South Branch.
Votes to Close 50 CPS Schools
On a wild day of protests and confrontations between security and parents, the school board voted to close 50 CPS schools on Wednesday -- 49 elementary and one high school. Four of the original 54 schools were spared. List | Map
- Trumbull closing: Protest | Hearing | Announcement
- Protests: Thousands protest | Students demonstrate
Multimedia: Audio slideshow | Video
Photo: Protesters outside CPS, demanding to be let into the meeting. (Photo/Josclynn Brandon)
Kelly Lands in Jackson Jr.'s Vacant
Backed by Michael Bloomberg's Super PAC and gun control supporters, Robin Kelly easily won the 2nd Congressional District seat vacated by Jesse Jackson Jr. Related:
- Democratic primary: Kelly easily beats Halvorson
Photo: Robin Kelly greets supporters
at her victory party. (Photo/Josclynn