(left) Cassandra Kaczocha's came home from school with a gash on her leg thanks to old playground equipment at Stone Elementary. Kaczocha has since launched a Twitter campaign to document playground neglect across the city. Kilmer Elementary's playground has issues with flooding (top right) and Boone Elementary has issues with old equipment (bottom right).@CKaczocha1/Twitter; @stefc/Twitter

Fed Up With Busted Playgrounds, Mom Starts Twitter Campaign To Put Pressure On CPS

Cassandra Kaczocha is documenting playground neglect through social media in hopes of forcing the district to do something about it.

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Mount Carmel Alumni Return To Celebrate Their High School’s New Look At Monday’s Ribbon Cutting

The high school's main building, built in 1924, has received a near total redesign intended to inspire productivity from its students, president Ned Hughes said.

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$8 Million Austin Charter School Complex Expansion Will Bring More Grades And A Place For Kids To Play Outdoors

The expansion will also improve the afterschool programming from By The Hand Club For Kids and will also allow kids to stay at Moving Everest Charter School through eighth grade.

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Knifepoint Kidnapping Thwarted When Woman Kicks Man In The Groin, Police Say

The man grabbed the woman by the hair and tried to get her into his car in South Chicago, police said.