Bailey pledges to bring ‘common sense solutions to the table’ — but not copies of his income tax returns
The tradition of Illinois gubernatorial nominees releasing their tax returns dates back to 1976, at least. But Bailey told the Sun-Times, “Right now, I see absolutely no reason in doing that.”
Kelly is also just weeks away from another trial on charges that could carry even heavier penalties. Kelly’s child pornography and obstruction of justice trial in Chicago’s federal courthouse is set to begin Aug. 15.
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Whiffin’ with Griffin? Departing hedge-fund billionaire 0 for 3 in last night’s contested GOP primary races
It’s unclear if Griffin will continue his heavy spending in Illinois politics after he and his Citadel hedge fund have packed up and left for Miami. But what was obvious was that his latest big bet on elections in this state was a big failure, up and down the ballot.
With the NBA’s free agency period set to begin at 5 p.m. on Thursday, the Bulls have been very public about their desire to keep LaVine in Chicago.
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A timeline to convert existing bike lanes this year was announced Wednesday by Mayor Lori Lightfoot, who also promised that by the end of 2023, concrete curbs will be in place at all existing lanes now protected by plastic bollards.
‘Spiritual mother,’ longest-serving Chicago Housing Authority commissioner honored with senior apartment building dedication
Commissioner Mildred C. Harris was celebrated Wednesday with the unveiling of a recently-rehabbed senior apartment building in the Woodlawn neighborhood that will carry her name.
Feature expands the popular YouTube shorts into a heartfelt story of thriving after loss.
ShawnTe Raines-Welch topped three opponents in the Democratic primary race for judge in a suburban judicial district. A candidate tied to Welch’s predecessor, ex-Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, didn’t fare as well.
At yet another Willie Wilson giveaway on Wednesday, grocery shoppers praised the millionaire businessman and mayoral candidate, saying they would remember his charity at the voting booth next year.
High schoolers with suicide risk behaviors are more than 4 times more likely to have experienced cyberbullying than youth who don’t have suicide risk. It’s essential to address bullying at school as part of adolescent suicide prevention.
College coaches were in the gym watching the two players who, in the eyes of the City/Suburban Hoops Report, have raised their stock the most in June: Bolingbrook’s Mekhi Cooper and Macaleab Rich of East St. Louis.
Amy Brown, 22, was in a fight in the 5300 block of South Carpenter Street when she was stabbed in the chest and arms, police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.
Trio arrested for back-to-back robberies at Belmont Red Line overnight — third night of violence in Lake View
They pushed a man to the ground and beat him under the platform in the 900 block of West Belmont early Wednesday. Then they went to the platform and beat another man, police say.
Lake County judge, former sheriff lead in race to succeed Justice (and former Chicago Bear) Bob Thomas on state Supreme Court.
The race in the fall could overturn Democrats’ dominance of the state’s highest court.
Recent success for jumbos since the perch season reopened lends some immediate hope, long-term look is not as exciting; plus the Stray Cast.
Since being traumatized by a violent assault, woman has put her mate through a lot, and she feels bad that she’s no longer interested in a physical relationship.
The fatal shooting occurred in McKinley Park on the Southwest Side.
‘Downstate farmer’ plows through the field — Darren Bailey handily wins six-candidate GOP governor’s race
With 96% of precincts counted statewide, Bailey had 57.4% of the vote compared to 15.7% for downstate venture capitalist Jesse Sullivan and 15% for third-place candidate Aurora Mayor Richard Irvin.
Earlier in the evening, Davis in a statement conceded to Miller, with a nod to her biggest backer. “I’d like to congratulate Congresswoman Miller and President Trump on their victory tonight,” Davis said in a statement. “This was a hard-fought campaign, and I wish her the best.”
15-year-old boy on bike struck and killed by delivery driver near Midway — 4th child killed by drivers in June
Cueto allowed three runs in six innings.
A jubilant crowd greeted Ramirez, 39, chanting her name as she entered her election party Tuesday. Supporters had created a salsa song they blasted outside a polling place Tuesday: “Delia, she’s ready,” goes the song, “ready to interrupt the corruption.”
Brady, a 21-year General Assembly veteran and deputy minority leader, has promised to modernize the secretary of state’s office.
Thomson threw a career-high 6 1⁄3 innings against the Reds on Tuesday.
“I just got off the phone with Sean and congratulated him on winning this race,” Newman told supporters. “I know some people will not like it, but we need to unite.”
There’s no evidence so far linking the blaze to a man having a mental health crisis minutes later, blocks away, authorities say.
Preckwinkle said Tuesday night she looks “forward to all the good work that lies ahead” as her opponent, Richard Boykin — a former Cook County Board commissioner — conceded the race: “The voters have spoken, and I stand by their decision.”
In a video posted to Twitter a few hours before the polls closed, Salvi told her supporters she was “the only Republican who can defeat Tammy Duckworth in the fall.”