CPS nurses bring health concerns before the Chicago School Board

By J’nelle Agee Cook County has been dealing with a measles outbreak.  Now nurses at Chicago Public Schools are calling for help. CPS Nurses along with officials from the teacher’s union held a press conference Wednesday to  call attention to the lack of health resources in schools.

VIDEO: Obama names Pullman District as National Monument

By J’nelle Agee President Obama returned to Chicago to name the Pullman community as one of three new national monuments designated around the country. One of the nations first planned communities, Pullman is now Chicago’s first national monument and will be memorialized for future generations to come.

VIDEO: The return of ‘dibs’ to Chicago causes conflict in neighborhoods

By J’nelle Agee Calling dibs on a newly shoveled parking spot has long been a winter tradition in Chicago. Many residents are upset that their neighbors continue to put objects in parking spaces to reserve them until  they return home from work. Others feel that if you shovel and do the work you should be able […]

Chicago mourns the loss of Mr. Cub

By J’nelle Agee Chicago has lost an icon. Ernie Banks, the first African-American to sign to the Chicago Cubs in 1953, has died.  The city honored the player affectionately known as Mr. Cub by bringing the bronze statue that usually sits outside of Wrigley Field to Daley Plaza.  Fans and officials gathered to  pay respect to […]

VIDEO: Horse statues to return to the streets of Chicago

By J’nelle Agee The Chicago Police Memorial Foundation announced the return of the Horses of Honor Campaign. The public art exhibit will debut this summer and is a continuation of last year’s collection. All proceeds will benefit the “Get Behind the Vest” campaign, which buys new bullet-proof vests for active-duty Chicago police officers.

VIDEO: Prescient Edge looks ahead to Chicago relocation

By J’nelle Agee Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced the 30th company to relocate to Chicago since he took office. Prescient Edge, a global security and technology firm, will be moving its headquarters from Virginia to downtown Chicago. But who will get the approximately 60 jobs it will bring to the city?