Yesterday's top stories at 10 AM

Yesterday at 10 AM

10:58 AM
10:54 AM

MRE says CPS grad rate is 3.5 times national average for last five years. These numbers make you dizzy.

Fran Spielman

What he fails to mention is that CPS lacks the school counselors to accomodate a post-graduation plan as a requirement to get a hs diploma.

Fran Spielman

MRE says h.s. no longer the destination. It's a stop along the way. CPS moving to "pre-K to college model" required of new economy.

Fran Spielman

10:52 AM

MRE announces that city will create five new early childhood learning centers.

Fran Spielman

10:49 AM

Emanuel talks about Germin Sims, who credits mentoring with turning his life around. He's now a senior applying to 5 colleges.

Fran Spielman

10:48 AM

MRE: "They are not invisible. They deserve a chance, just like our children." Talks about joining Theo Epstein on memorable session.

Fran Spielman

MRE recognizes his wife and her work on mentoring, then voice breaking as he talks about kids he's met and mentored who desperately need it.

Fran Spielman

10:46 AM

MRE says he's ahead of sked in providing mentors to every young man in 8th , 9th and 10th grade in 20 most challenging neighborhoods.

Fran Spielman

Safe Passage expansion will cover ten more schools and protect total of 80,000 kids.

Fran Spielman

10:44 AM

Emanuel says 911 center will be modernized for the cell phone era, with rev from $1.10-a-month increase in monthly telephone tax.

Fran Spielman

10:43 AM

MRE says lessons of Paris, Vegas and Barcelona will be practiced at new academy.

Fran Spielman

10:42 AM

Mid applause for talk of new police and fire training academy on West Side.

Fran Spielman

MRE now trumpeting his early court victories against Trump attempt to cut off fed funding to sanctuary cities.

Fran Spielman

10:41 AM

MRE delivers Budget18, notes there has "not been a single shooting in Englewood in 10 days" 7thDistict CPD

Mary Ann Ahern

MRE promotes Austin Dist. commander Dwayne Betts as head of community policing citywide. Ald. Austin feigns surprise.

Fran Spielman

10:38 AM

Applause when Emanuel claims there hasn't been a shooting in Englewood dist. in 7 days.

Fran Spielman

Emanuel says Johnson has challenged CPD to "think differently and shift from reactive policing toward pro-active, predictive policing."

Fran Spielman

10:37 AM

Applause comes when Emanuel claims that between now and April, 701 more officers will hit the streets in Chicago neighborhoods.

Fran Spielman

10:35 AM

MRE: "We all agree that the level of violence in some of our neighborhoods is totally unacceptable."

Fran Spielman

10:32 AM

MRE: "We have traded fiscal tricks for honest votes."

Fran Spielman

Emanuel compares scoop and toss borrowing to using Master Card to pay off your Visa bill.

Fran Spielman

10:31 AM

Emanuel says days of fiscal "smoke and mirrors are behind us." We will continue saving for Chicago's future, rather than selling it short.

Fran Spielman

MRE: "We never asked Springfield to solve Chicago's fiscal problems. We only sought tools to do the hard work ourselves."

Fran Spielman

Mayor Rahm Emanuel says he wants to "thank all of Chicago's taxpayers for doing their part to solve Chicago's financial problems."

Bill Ruthhart

MRE says Springfield progress was not confined to school funding. City pension reforms all codified. Homowner's exemption raised.

Fran Spielman

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel declares "our children and our taxpayers are finally being treated fairly by the State of Illinois."

Bill Ruthhart

10:28 AM

Emanuel now taking a bow on Springfield school funding changes, and stiffer penalties for repeat offenders.

John Byrne

Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson here, after undergoing transplant surgery.

Hal Dardick

10:26 AM

MRE says he "rejected Trump Justice Dept.'s blind eye to police reform." Even though he resisted consent decree for months.

Fran Spielman

MRE says Chicago is on firmer footing than it's been in many years, even after confronting "new headwinds from Washington."

Fran Spielman