AM News: Poverty & Diversity Up


New school data reveal worrisome trends Tribune:  Poverty rises among Illinois public school children as overall enrollment dips for third straight year... Chicago high school student chef winners serve up classmates AP:  Winners of a 2010 cooking competition get to serve up their Caribbean-inspired winning meal to more than 20,000 fellow students in the nation's third-largest school... Emanuel downplays big fundraising, poll advantages in mayor's race Clout Street:  Posted by Rick Pearson at 3:10 p.m. Mayoral candidate Rahm Emanuel today sought to downplay his significant advantage over three main rivals in the latest Tribune poll and said winning the office outright next month to avoid a run-off election... Teen gets 26 years in beating caseThe Chicago Tribune reports that Carson wept in court Friday as he said goodbye to his family. The sentence was part of an agreement with prosecutors... Mom gets 10 yrs. for sex with daughter's friends Sun Times:  A southwest suburban mother of three and longtime secretary for the village of Chicago Ridge has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after admitting having sex with teenage boys who were friends of her daughter.

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