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Tribune reporterJulia Vojtsek was watching "The Dark Knight Rises" with her boyfriend, John Larimer, on Friday at the Century 16 movie theater in Aurora, Colo., when a gunman fired into the audience. Larimer, a 27-year-old Navy sailor from Crystal Lake, immediately...
Chicago Tribune reporterWhen the 83rd Bud Billiken Parade steps off on Saturday, it will be hard to underplay the importance of the event for Chicago's African-American community — and the whole city. But at its roots, it's a parade, and kids love a parade. Chicago...
Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., the ambitious political heir to a powerful Chicago family whose once promising future collapsed amid federal ethics investigations and a diagnosis of mental illness, resigned Wednesday from the South Side congressional seat he held...
Raghuveer Nayak, a former fundraiser for U.S. Jesse Jackson Jr.and Rod Blagojevich and a key figure in the U.S. Senate seat scandal, was arrested at his Oak Brook home this morning and charged with bribing doctors to send patients to his surgery centers....
Tags: Bribery, Ethics, Trials, Services and Shopping, Elections
WGN NewsMORNING NEWS POLL: Do you plan to go to the Taste of Chicago? Yes: 13% No: 87% MIDDAY NEWS POLL: Should Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. now explain the medical condition that may substantially extend his leave of absence? Yes: 84% No: 16% NEWS AT NINE...
Tags: Elections, Politics, Taste of Chicago
Tribune reporterWASHINGTON — After taking heat for racially charged remarks, Rep. Joe Walsh issued a statement Friday asserting he was “in no way critical of minorities,” but an opposition group that had videotaped and distributed his remarks stepped up...
CNNCHICAGO -- U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. resigned from Congress effective Wednesday, citing the need to spend time "restoring my health." Jackson, who announced his resignation in a letter to House Speaker John Boehner, has been is the subject of several...
Tags: Civil Rights, Government, Bipolar Disorder, John Boehner, Ethics
Associated PressCHICAGO (AP) — Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. has resigned after a months-long leave for mental illness, a spokesman for House Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday. Boehner’s spokesman Michael Steel confirmed his office had received a letter of...
5:30 - 9 a.m. Jonathon Brandmeier 6:05 a.m. Comedian Paul Rodriguez is serving Thanksgiving dinner at the Laugh Factory. He'll give you and Johnny B the details. 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Mike McConnell 10:05 a.m. Mike McConnell wants to hear about...
Tags: Organized Crime, Lobbying, Bill Cosby, Barack Obama, Holidays
Last Sunday morning I arrived at Seminary Co-op Bookstore in Hyde Park a couple of hours before it opened. The Co-op, founded by 17 University of Chicago students in 1961 and beloved by Hyde Park, had spent its 51 years in the cloistered, claustrophobic,...
The Rev. Jesse Jackson came to Baltimore on Nov. 8 to propose a reallocation of $70 million in funds currently allocated by the state for a new juvenile jail. Jackson, City Council President Jack Young, local ministers and others organizers of the...
I wanted to put myself in their shoes. Last week, I was informed that the Baltimore Safe and Sound Campaign will rally against the youth jail slated for construction near the Baltimore City Detention Center, not far from my old neighborhood in East...
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