The head of the Illinois Fraternal Order of Police said Wednesday the leader of the Chicago police union, Michael Shields, has been suspended, after Shields accused other union leaders of colluding with City Hall to fix contract arbitrations.
Archer Daniels Midland Company announced Wednesday it is moving its global headquarters to Chicago, but the agribusiness giant may still set up a technology center in another state after failing to win millions in tax breaks.
Across Illinois and the Chicago area, teachers are flipping instruction. Students watch video lectures or absorb new information at home and come to class to do their assigned work. Advocates say it allows teachers to push for higher-level thinking inside the classroom, but critics worry about technological hurdles.