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Winnetka School District 36 has reached a settlement with David Wartik, the teacher it fired last spring, according to an agreement obtained from the district through a Freedom of Information Act request. Wartik, a former fourth grade teacher at Hubbard...
Tribune reporterU.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor gave Chicagoans a closer look into her life on Wednesday, sharing heartfelt details about the stories laid out in her new memoir, “My Beloved World.” She walked through the audience at the Harold...
BOYLE DISTRICT COURT Cases handled recently in Boyle District Court, listed by name, charge, fine and jail sentence, where applicable, include the following. Court costs also were assessed in most cases. Ages and addresses are listed if available....
The Hartford CourantGov. Dannel P. Malloy nominated 15 new Superior Court judges Thursday, including prominent Republican Andrew Roraback among the familiar names in the political and legal worlds. Many people had considered Roraback the Republican Party's best chance to...
WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court, dealing a defeat to President Obama, has sharply limited the chief executive’s power to bypass the Senate and to make temporary “recess” appointments to fill vacant slots in government...
It would seem highly unlikely Sonia Sotomayor, Stephen Breyer, Samuel Alito, Elena Kagan, Clarence Thomas, Antonin Scalia, John Roberts, Anthony Kennedy and Ruth Bader Ginsburg pay attention to the South Dakota House of Representatives. Those three...
Activist Kim Trueheart, a vocal critic of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration who was arrested and jailed Wednesday after trying to enter City Hall, said Thursday that she was dismayed that police officers would attempt to keep a citizen...
“A” honor roll Sixth grade: Hannah Brewer, Collin Brooks, Quinton Carr, Breanna Creekmore, Kristopher Dunn, Elsie Kibler, Savannah Lacy, Andrea Li, Lindsey Rose, Luther Slusher, Zeke Slusher, Devin Sweet, Susana Torres, Mackenzie Vanderpool,...
Tags: Human Interest
The federal government for the first time has used its hate crime laws to bring charges against five people who allegedly imprisoned mentally disabled people in subhuman conditions as part of a scheme to steal their Social Security benefits. In the...
Tags: Criminals, Crime Victims, Trials, Sex Crimes, Prosecution
Chicago has gotten its bluegrass due with this year's Grammy nominations. Noam Pikelny and Greg Cahill — two players with strong local connections — are competing in the best bluegrass album category. Pikelny, a Skokie native currently based...
The Hartford CourantFacing budget cuts in 2009, state police eliminated a program that put troopers in schools across the state. It was the end of a program that at one time, when federal money was flowing, had as many as 40 state troopers in public schools, most of them...
Tribune reportersLake County Coroner Thomas Rudd has reversed his office’s ruling from “undetermined” to “homicide” in the case of a man who died after North Chicago police restrained him, hit him with batons and shocked him with a Taser....
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