| Jun 17, 2014
| 9:44 AM
Thirteen bidders filed paperwork by Monday’s deadline saying they want to host the Obama Presidential Library, according to the foundation established to oversee the selection process.
In a statement released today, the Barack Obama Foundation said...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 10:03 AM
Five months after the abrupt resignation of Bolingbrook High School Principal Michael D. White, school board members unanimously approved his successor Monday night.
Yolanda Jordan, who has been interim principal since mid-February and the assistant...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 5:58 PM
Columbia University in New York City will make a bid to build the Obama presidential library on its Manhattanville campus in West Harlem, where the structure would be a cornerstone of the university’s $6.3 billion expansion into the economically...
| Jun 12, 2014
•An article Wednesday about a Chicago State University proposal for the Obama presidential library misidentified the Metra stop that would be relocated to inside the library under the plan. The correct Metra stop is the 95th Street-Chicago State...
| Jun 11, 2014
The South Side lakefront jewel where Barack and Michelle Obama held their wedding reception vs. a rare, open downtown field set against Chicago's majestic mountain range of skyscrapers.
The home of the 1893 world's fair, near where Frederick Law Olmsted...
| May 19, 2014
| 9:49 AM
A study released Monday by the University of Chicago shows that an Obama presidential library located on the South Side of Chicago would pour $220 million into the city’s economy each year.
According to the study, commissioned by the university,...
| May 12, 2014
Between elementary school and high school, Tanue David was suspended about 10 times. He said he doesn't recall the exact number, but his infractions ranged from mouthing off to teachers to cutting classes.
His suspensions came during a time when the...
| May 23, 2014
| 11:46 AM
| May 2, 2014
Sister Kathleen McIntyre was born at Little Company of Mary Hospital in Evergreen Park, the hospital that ultimately became her life's work.
She was inspired to become a nurse after watching the Sisters of Little Company of Mary care for her ailing...
| Feb 27, 2014
A Cook County jury has awarded a former Chicago State University employee $2.5 million in damages and back pay after deciding he was fired in retaliation for reporting alleged misconduct by the university president and other top officials. A judge could...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 6:08 PM
SPRINGFIELD — House Speaker Michael Madigan called today for the state to put up $100 million to boost efforts to land the presidential library and museum of President Barack Obama.
The speaker joined fellow Democratic Chicago Rep. Monique Davis...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 12:06 PM
The push to build President Barack Obama’s presidential library officially got underway on Friday with the establishment of a foundation, managed by three of his longtime supporters, to oversee the process.
Chicago businessman Marty Nesbitt, a...