CHICAGO (AP) – Chicago’s new schools chief will be San Antonio schools Superintendent Pedro Martinez. Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced new leadership for the nation’s third-largest school district on Wednesday.
NEW YORK (AP) – Prosecutors at the sex trafficking trial of R. Kelly have played video and audio recordings for the jury they say back up allegations he abused women and girls.
YORKVILLE, Ill. (AP) – Lawyers say once-powerful former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert and a man who accused him of child sexual abuse have reached a tentative out-of-court settlement over Hastert’s refusal to pay $1.8 million in
NEW YORK (AP) – Sandra Cisneros feels like she’s finally replied to a long-overdue letter with her new book, “Martita, I Remember You.”
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) – A woman who struggled with a robber inside an Illinois Subway shop says the owner suspended her from work after surveillance video of the fight became public.