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Ald. Edward Burke dumped as tax lawyer by developers of Lincoln Yards, ‘The 78’
THE WATCHDOGS: The firms behind two massive developments proposed for Chicago have cut ties with the alderman, who faces a corruption charge that threatens to send him to prison and end the reign of Chicago’s longest-tenured and most powerful City Council member.
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Slain security guard's family amends suit to ID cop they say fired fatal shots
Ex-Maryville Academy chief removed from ministry over sex-abuse allegations
Cardinal Blase Cupich has removed retired Maryville Academy chief Rev. John P. Smyth from ministry over allegations of sex abuse of minors.
Cardinal Blase Cupich has removed retired Maryville Academy chief Rev. John P. Smyth from ministry over allegations of sex abuse of minors dating to 2002-2003, when he led the Catholic Church facility for troubled kids.
Metra releases video of train nearly striking vehicles in Mokena
The Grid: 10 hidden gems in the Northcenter neighborhood
Yu serious? Darvish driven to atone for last year despite doubters
Cubs expect to add impact bat to lineup after all: Kris Bryant's
Theo Epstein says Addison Russell will be full participant at spring training
Kris Bryant says firing hitting coach 'not just because of me and Anthony'
Bears' Matt Nagy named Pro Football Writers of America Coach of the Year
2 charged in 'heinous' murder of 18-year-old Alayna Ortiz in northwest Indiana
Pair wanted for trying to lure girls to van in South Shore
DNA links man to autistic CPS student's murder, prosecutors say; no motive given
Man missing from Little Village may need medical attention
Federal workers tell tales of woe to Illinois' congressional delegation
Illinois politicians listened to affected workers and took the opportunity to bash President Donald Trump.
There were stories of people facing evictions, workers unable to apply for unemployment benefits because they can't get their hands on the right forms — as well as fears of what may happen without federal inspectors on the job.
Former Ald. Will Burns fined $5,000 in ethics settlement
The close ally of Mayor Rahm Emanuel violated the revolving door provision of Chicago’s ethics ordinance while holding a top job with Airbnb.
Former Ald. Will Burns (4th), a close ally of Mayor Rahm Emanuel, agreed Friday to pay a $5,000 fine for violating the revolving door provision of Chicago’s ethics ordinance while holding a top job with Airbnb.
Brown down? Hearing officer urges nixing Circuit Court clerk from mayoral ballot
A hearing officer recommended Friday evening that Clerk of the Circuit Court Dorothy Brown be thrown off the mayoral ballot.
Dorothy Brown should be kicked off the mayoral ballot, a hearing officer said Friday evening, a recommendation that would cut the field to a baker’s dozen candidates — if the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners agrees with it. Brown’s team argued the decision wasn’t fair.
Mayoral candidates react with outrage or resignation to cover-up acquittals
Mayoral hopefuls want conversation on racism, but topic leaves some tongue-tied
Candidates for mayor agreed Thursday that racism is something that needs to be talked about, even as they treaded cautiously themselves.
Questions touching on race were front and center at a candidate forum presented by the National Association of Black Journalists—Chicago Chapter and co-sponsored by the Chicago Sun-Times.
Glenna Linder, dead at 92, made her mark as an undercover mall cop for Carson's
Lawyer Randy Crumpton dies at 53; connected film, music, political communities
Barbara Proctor, pioneering ad woman whoes success drew White House praise, dies
Barbara Brown, Field Museum staffer, donor who had 4 species named for her, dies
In life, Barbara Brown had four species named for her: a rodent, monkey, mouse and prehistoric bird. In death, she hoped to be reincarnated as a hawk.
In life, Barbara Brown had four animal species named for her: a Peruvian rodent, a Brazilian monkey, a mouse in the Philippines and a prehistoric bird. But in death the longtime Field Museum staffer and donor hoped to be reincarnated as a hawk.
‘True love story’: Woman dies on couple's 68th anniversary, husband hours later
After Maria Mata died on their 68th wedding anniversary, relatives say her husband Simon said in Spanish "I'm coming, Mamacita." He died the next day.
Maria and Simon Mata were married for 68 years — until they died within hours of each other in the same bed at a nursing home in Chicago Heights last weekend. Maria Mata, 90, died first. Simon Mata, 95, told her he would follow soon and did.