By Marcus Gilmer in News on Sep 17, 2010 10:35PM
Photo by gabriel xavier michael
- Parents of students at Whittier Elementary School in Pilsen held a sit-in to protest the proposed demolition of the school's field house.
- A South Side man was shot twice today and survived both times.
- Shareholders for both Continental and United Airlines approved the airlines' proposed merger.
- Jesse Jackson Jr had some choice words for federal prosecutors who may try to tie the congressman to Blago in the ex-gov's upcoming retrial: “Bring it on.”
- A prostitution sting in Naperville resulted in six arrests.
- White Sox organist Nancy Faust is hanging it up her
spikespipes after 41 years and WBEZ's 848 gives her a proper profile.
- Next week will mark the closest the planet Jupiter has been to Earth in 50 years. To celebrate the occasional, check out these stunning photos from around our solar system.