Kate Grossman, Deputy Editorial Page Editor for the Chicago Sun-Times, joins Justin to talk about the breaking news that there is a possibility of budget cuts in the form of mass layoffs because of the CPS pension payment. 9 more words
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Sun-Times Washington, D.C. Bureau Chief Lynn Sweet describes the scene outside Jesse Jackson Jr.’s home today as he transitioned from halfway house to home confinement, as well as her last encounter with him. 9 more words
Here are the top news stories of the day: Jesse Jackson Jr. is out of the halfway house and on home confinement, A new study says the Chicago Public Schools could run out of money by this summer, a BGA investigation found that roughly 1 of every 5 students in CPS are in crowded classrooms, some Catholics are angry with Pope Francis over his climate change address, mini-camp is over for the Bears and Jay Cutler is said to look comfortable, Jordan Spieth won the U.S. 29 more words
Chicago Sun-Times — James Jones sold drugs, he’d been in prison and he was out on parole, according to his family.
But Saturday, when a man started shooting at Jones and his mother on the South Side, the 21-year-old covered his mother’s body with his own, shielding her and saving her life, said Dietra Luckett, Jones’ aunt. 63 more words