Dr. Janice Jackson, chief executive officer for Chicago Public Schools, wasn't the only person smiling when Gwendolyn Brooks College Prep Academy was award a National Blue Ribbon Award. Lee Edwards/Block Club Chicago

The Pride Of Roseland: Gwendolyn Brooks College Prep Wins National Blue Ribbon Award

The high school is one of two Chicago Public Schools to be recognized for excellence on a national level.

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Logan Square Factory Workers Shaken After Roof Collapses In Fire

"I could've been underneath that. My workers could've been under there," factory owner Randy Smith said.

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Tavern On North Manager Brings ‘Irish Hospitality’ To 1930s-Era Wicker Park Dive Bar

Frank Cosgrave discovered unopened bottles of 1930's booze when renovating the bar, where you can get a properly-poured Guinness.