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Sessions ruffles Rahm’s, Lisa’s feathers with ‘lame duck’ consent decree crack
Jeff Sessions did not call out by name the two major officeholders negotiating the consent decree, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, but the shot across the bow of the two retiring Democrats was unmistakable.
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Chance the Rapper lending ideas — not just star power — to Amara Enyia campaign
Chief among those ideas, Enyia said, is their shared plan to bolster mental health services decimated by clinic closings and state funding cuts and bring “equity” to student funding in the Chicago Public Schools.
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Why won't cops search Indiana landfill for remains of missing Chicago senior?
MITCHELL: “If she was a white girl or white woman, they would have done everything in their power to go and get the remains,” daughter says.
MITCHELL: “If she was a white girl or white woman, they would have done everything in their power to go and get the remains,” says daughter of missing South Side woman Daisy Hayes, 66.
Candid Virginia candidate voluntarily airs dirty laundry
Carter wants to get all of the potentially damning information out there before any of his opponents can.
State delegate Lee Carter wants you to know that he is in the midst of his third divorce, can't hold a job, lobbed homophobic insults when he was young, and may even have explicit photos of himself floating around on the internet.
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The Bulls' Jabari Parker is either settled in with his new role or a good liar
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Stadium vendor who was caught on video spitting on pizza pleads guilty
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Wednesday shootings leave 4 wounded, 1 dead
Chicago cop charged with DUI while on duty
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Caravan migrants break Guatemala border fence, rush Mexico
Lawsuit rips open racial wound for Pritzker — but he insists charges ‘not true'
The federal lawsuit offers a very blunt account of working for the campaign — beginning with: "JB Pritzker for Governor has a race problem."
The lawsuit offers a very blunt account of working for the campaign — beginning with "JB Pritzker for Governor has a race problem." Pritzker's running mate State Rep. Juliana Stratton called the suit "baseless." Gov. Bruce Rauner told reporters Wednesday morning the allegations are "troubling."
These Cook County judges seeking re-election win praise for exceptional work
Alderman's wife works City Council floor to build support for city treasurer bid
Melissa Conyears-Ervin, wife of Ald. Jason Ervin, broke a seldom-enforced rule that only former aldermen are allowed on the City Council floor.
Melissa Conyears-Ervin, whose husband is Ald. Jason Ervin (28th), bristled at suggestions she is trying to ride into the city treasurer's job on her husband’s political coattails. “I actually have my masters in business administration and finance. I’ve spent my entire career in corporate America."