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Donald Trump Supporters and Protesters Flood Chicago

Donald Trump Supporters and Protesters Flood Chicago

On March 11, 2016, NBC News Chicago reported thousands of supporters and protestors of GOP Presidential nominee Donald Trump lined the streets near the University of Illinois-Chicago (UIC) Pavillion. The Chicago police have managed to keep the two groups separated so far. However, multiple protestors were removed from the Pavillion prior to the beginning of […]

Chicago Public School District Announces More Layoffs

Chicago Public School District Announces More Layoffs

According to NBC Chicago, the Chicago Public School District (CPS) announced on Feb. 29, 2016, that there will be more teachers being laid off in March, in order to comply with recent budget cuts. One month ago, the district’s central office employees received layoff notices. Over 220 district employees and administrative staff members were laid off, […]

Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy Fired

Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy Fired

Chicago Police Superintendent, Garry McCarthy was fired according to NBC News on Dec. 1, 2015. In a live press release Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel stated he asked McCarthy to resign. This comes in the wake of protests after the publication of the video of the brutal shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, by police officer […]