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Tribune reportersChicago election officials report turnout is low in the primary election to find a successor to disgraced former Democratic U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. As of 1:45 p.m., turnout was about 11 percent among sampled city precincts, according to the...
Tags: Voting, Michael Bloomberg, Kankakee, Local Government, Elections
D.L. Hughley has been keeping a close eye on Chicago. He can't help it. Besides being one of his three favorite cities in the U.S., it's also often in the news, unfortunately, because of its high murder rate. The controversial comedian and regular guest...
Friends, family and First Lady Michelle Obama gathered Saturday afternoon to remember Hadiya Pendleton, the 15-year-old Chicago majorette who was fatally shot a week after she performed at President Obama’s inauguration. Hadiya -- who was shot...
Clout StreetNew York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s super political action committee on Friday endorsed former state Rep. Robin Kelly of Matteson in the special Democratic primary that is likely to decide the successor to former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr....
President Barack Obama will visit Chicago on Friday, when he will discuss gun violence as he focuses on his economic message from Tuesday's State of the Union address, according to the White House. Obama will "talk about the gun violence that has...
When times are tough, the distraught have long sought comfort in an old church hymn. "In times like these," the song goes, "you need a savior." In Chicago communities overwhelmed by violence, some people are now singing a different tune. In times like...
Change of SubjectSome highlights from the list. 1 Rahm Emanuel 2 Michael Madigan 8 Toni Preckwinkle 10 David Axelrod 13 Dick Durbin 15 Sam Zell 20 Lisa Madigan 22 Ed Burke 24 Karen Lewis 30 Garry McCarthy 37 Cardinal Francis George 45......
Tribune reporterHadiya Pendleton's slaying made her a national symbol of gun violence in Chicago. But for her family and friends, Friday's visitation at a South Side funeral home was mostly about the loss of a bright and bubbly teenager. "She was like a shooting star....
Tags: Government, Michelle Obama, Pat Quinn, Chicago Mayor, Laws
Tribune reportersWith his lawyers seeking the least-damaging end to a federal corruption investigation against him, former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. maintained his silence Friday amid reports he had agreed to terms to plead guilty to misusing his campaign funds. Jackson&...
Tags: Sandi Jackson, Court Preliminary, Trials, Lawyers, Judges
Pop2itJesse Jackson wants triple-homicide suspect and manhunt target Christopher Dorner to put an end to the killing, and turn himself in. Jackson volunteers himself, Tavis Smiley, or Stevie Wonder to receive the fugitive....
Federal prosecutors in Washington on Friday charged both Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife, Sandi, alleging the former congressman misused $750,000 in campaign funds while she understated their income on tax returns for six years. Attorneys for Sandi...
I know from past experience that I'm going to upset some folks by saying this, so brace yourselves: Marriage is very important and beneficial to the raising of children, but there's little evidence that it fights crime. I bring this up in response to...
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