PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Taking children to a live theater show can be intimidating, but the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust makes it easy with shows that travel around the region, are affordable and only an hour long. And they even a series of shows for pre-teens and teenagers. Kristine Sorensen talks with …Read More »
Children are being locked away, alone and terrified, in schools across Illinois. Often, it’s against the law.
ProPublica Illinois is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to get weekly updates about our work. The spaces have gentle names: The reflection room. The cool-down room. The calming room. The quiet room. But shut inside them, in public schools across the state, children as young …Read More »
A uterine cancer diagnosis for Kari Cummings at age 25 meant that she and her husband, Patrick, had to rethink how they would someday build their family. Adoption was the natural choice. First came Caleb in 2007 through domestic infant adoption. The Cummings couple were selected by his birth parents, …Read More »
Aaron Moselle/WHYY (Philadelphia) — Philadelphia is getting ready to roll out a new loan program designed to help small landlords repair their units, and keep the city’s short supply of affordable housing intact for low-income renters. Thanks to a $400,000 state grant awarded to the city, a limited number of …Read More »
‘She remembers everything’: Parents of girl shot while trick-or-treating recall horrific Halloween night – WLS
CHICAGO (WLS) — The 7-year-old girl who was shot on Halloween night in Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood is on the road to recovery. RELATED: Girl, 7, shot while trick-or-treating in Little Village Sticking close to her parents, Gisselle Zamago smiled shyly in her pink unicorn hat and barely uttered a …Read More »
These parents threw a Costco-themed first birthday party for their son and named him Employee of the Year
Sebastian and Josie Gonzalez are huge Costco fans.They threw a Costco-themed first birthday party for their son, Mason.Guests wore red aprons and hairnets, and the food was served as Costco samples on red trays.One-year-old Mason was named Employee of the Year.Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. For some, Costco is …Read More »
<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0. 8em)–sm” type=”text” content=”span class=xn-locationWASHINGTON/span, span class=xn-chronNov. 19, 2019/span /PRNewswire/ –;Fannie Mae (a href=/q?s=fnmaFNMA/a) announced today its 2020 Connecticut Avenue Securities® (CAS) Issuance Calendar as part of continued efforts to ensure transparency in the market. Fannie Mae has the option to issue, or forgo issuance …Read More »
Apple and Goldman Sachs face accusations that the algorithms behind the the companies’ joint iPhone-based credit card can discriminate against women. But the Apple Card isn’t the only Goldman venture that could be ripe for claims of gender bias. The investment bank’s online banking platform, Marcus, which the Wall Street …Read More »
The family separation and detention crisis at the border is even worse than we thought. News last week revealed that the Trump administration detained nearly 70,000 children in immigration custody in the past year, surpassing all other countries in the world and reaching unprecedented levels for the United States. The …Read More »
The Federal Government Collects Data on How Often Schools Seclude Children. The Numbers Don’t Add Up.
This investigation is a collaboration between ProPublica Illinois and the Chicago Tribune. ProPublica Illinois is an independent, nonprofit newsroom that produces investigative journalism with moral force. Sign up for our newsletter to get weekly updates written by our journalists. In fall 2015, Glacier Ridge Elementary School in Crystal Lake first …Read More »