Two little known candidates — we’ve seen hide nor hair of either one — are competing in the Republican primary in this 8th district for the right to take on the incumbent, Democrat Luis Arroyo in the fall general election. Renne “Tex” Chavez, who lives in Chicago’s Belmont Gardens neighborhood, is running against Walter Zarnecki, the 35th Ward Republican committeeman. Neither candidate completed the Sun-Times questionnaire or chose to participate in the endorsement process. No endorsement.
Cook County Board, 8th District Republican primary: No endorsement
Despite the acts attached to Kelly, the singer’s three Grammys will remain with him for the time being.
Woman gets 10-year sentence for soliciting kidnapping in plot against woman who dated cop in Lightfoot’s security detail
Lissette Ortiz, 56, pleaded guilty on Oct. 19 to soliciting a kidnapping while armed with a firearm in a deal with Cook County prosecutors that saw four other counts against Ortiz dropped, court records show.
When the 49ers moved up from No. 12 to No. 3 in the 2021 draft, they took Trey Lance over Fields. Lance might not play Sunday against the Bears, but Fields will get a chance for his own Patrick Mahomes finger-counting moment at Soldier Field.
Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report: Crappie bite builds, wait is on for perch, fall is trophy time
With fall finally setting in, trophy time is here, the crappie bite is picking up, and anglers are antsy for perch bite on southern Lake Michigan to start; those threads lead this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report.
Chicago Public Schools is planning a citywide marketing campaign to promote the vaccine for younger children.
In stark contrast with the light-hearted stand-up comedy of his 1950s heyday, Sahl remarked upon the day’s current events with stinging satire.