Thursday Jul 24
Naples Daily News
Presidential library planned for Chicago Chicago's South Side may...
In a small garden in Chicago's South Side Washington Park neighborhood - blocks from a site proposed for the Obama presidential library - 18-year-old A.J. Jones has found solace tending organic leeks, asparagus and dinosaur kale.
Duly Noted: Duran Duran sues fan club operator
On "Movers & Shakers," Alix Steel reports on Herbalife CFO John Desimone pushing back against Bill Ackman's allegations of fraud.
The birth of a community
Chicago is famous for its ethnic neighborhoods. And there's a funny thing about them.
Reputed mobster allegedly tossed woman down stairs 3 times: affidavit
A reputed Chicago mobster allegedly tossed an elderly woman down a set of stairs three times - killing her - after he conned her into signing over her property to him, according to an informant in a racketeering case unveiled over the weekend.
Community groups pin hopes on Obama library
"I used to always be going to parties and doing things with my brother that I shouldn't have been doing," said Jones, walking among rows of fresh fruits and vegetables that are harvested by young people and sold cheaply to neighborhood residents.
Parents Dissatisfied a Year After Chicago School Closings
One year after Chicago Public Schools closed 50 schools, parents still prefer their children's old schools, which the city treated as "portfolio liabilities" rather than as stabilizing institutions, according to a new report by an educational policy researcher at the University of Illinois at Chicago.