Michael "Mick" O'Rourke sent two children to the school, which he himself graduated in 1986.
In June, the City Council agreed to pay $1.3 million to the family of a boy killed in a police chase.
Officials ignored pleas to drop plan to end Aviation officers' ability to call themselves police.
The side guards protect crash victims from being run over by a large truck’s rear wheels.
More than 100 of the 4½-foot statues will be on display until Labor Day, mostly on the Magnificent Mile.
The city will also test the impact of a poison designed to make rodents infertile, official said.
Firewater Saloon wants to open in Streeterville, but some neighbors don't want it.
The new patio behind Easy Street Pizza & Beer Garden, 3750 N. Central Ave., seats up to 94 people.
The City Council is expected to approve the settlement Wednesday.
The city failed to give residents enough time to challenge the tickets, according to the lawsuit.
The developer aims to open the coffee shop in Portage Park sometime next year.
Gov. Bruce Rauner called a special session for lawmakers starting Wednesday.
INTERACTIVE: See how your school fared in this year's budget.
A Chicago Police officer was shot in her leg in a Back of the Yards shootout Friday afternoon.
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