Colleen McKenna is one of 10 Illinois elementary school teachers to win a Golden Apple Award this year. Provided

Logan Square Deaf Education Teacher Surprised With Golden Apple Award

Salmon P. Chase Public School teacher Colleen McKenna has taught deaf education for 15 years and volunteers after hours to teach sign language to non-hearing impaired students.

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Chicago Police Officer Who Shouted Homophobic Slur Under Investigation

Officials said a formal misconduct complaint was filed and the investigation was launched.

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Chicago Churches, Synagogues, Mosques Can Reopen With 50 People Inside, Lightfoot Announces

The city, however, warned the elderly and people with underlying health conditions to not attend services in person

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30,000 Protesters March And Rally To Protest Police Brutality, Racial Inequality

PHOTOS: The massive protest began at Union Park on the Near West Side and streamed to an area near Seward Park on the Near North Side.