Feds recorded Mike Madigan learning about secret payments to controversial ex-political aide, court records show
The ex-Illinois House Speaker was recorded on a wiretapped phone call in 2018 discussing with lobbyist confidant Michael McClain a plan to arrange secret payments to a close political ally who had been implicated in a sexual harassment scandal, newly released court documents show. Madigan has always denied any involvement in the scheme.
Jordan Jackson, 22, allegedly circumvented a security checkpoint and then pointed a gun at a group of guards just a day after heightened security measures were put in place.
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‘A gun-crime crisis’ — Chicago’s top cop on defensive again after mass shooting at Near North Side trouble spot
Shootings have been rising downtown for much of the year. The 18th police district, where the shooting occurred, has logged the most homicides in 17 years and the most shootings since at least 2010.
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“The traditional methods haven’t worked in this case,” state Rep. Kelly Cassidy said of the disappearance of Sheena Gibbs.
He defeated Will Zalatoris in a three-hole aggregate playoff at Southern Hills in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
AJ Pollock’s homer broke 1-all tie in the ninth.
Parker finished with 16 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists, becoming the third player in WNBA history with multiple career triple-doubles.
1-2-3, Joliet Catholic, Antioch and Stevenson earn first all-Chicago-area medalists in high school bass fishing
Joliet Catholic’s Brett Mouw and Logan Kinsella earned the Hilltoppers’ first state championship in IHSA bass fishing and led a sweep of the medals at Carlyle Lake by Chicago-area teams.
Roy Wiley dies at 87; former Sun-Times reporter, editor went on to career in business communications
Mr. Wiley started as a copy clerk in 1952, working from midnight to 8 a.m., and attending classes at Northwestern University during the day.
A man was wounded by a security guard during a shootout at Millennium Park.
Ms. Osborne earned her bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University and a master’s degree from Northwestern University. She was a founding member of the Chicago chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists.
David Smith, complete streets manager at the Chicago Department of Transportation, sat down for an interview recently to answer cyclists’ most pressing questions.
Here’s what 200 cyclists said in a survey of riders in the city.
He likes interacting with the few kids who care, but the apathy shown by most students brings him down.
The man, 55, struggled with two suspects over his bag on the train near the 95th Street station about 3 a.m., police said.
The seeds were planted in 2020 when many drivers glimpsed sparser traffic, fewer cops and wide open roads, and thought they could take more risks without any consequences. So when traffic volumes returned to close to pre-pandemic levels in 2021, the dangerous driving trends continued, experts said.
The man, 24, was found by a tenant with two gunshot wounds to the head in the entry way of the complex in the 7800 block of South Laflin Street about 1:30 a.m., police said.
State troopers responding to the shooting about 8:10 p.m. found the woman, 25, with injuries considered life threatening, fire officials and Illinois state police said.
Millennium Park shootout: Man, security guard exchange gunfire as more violence erupts at city’s premier downtown park
Hours after Woods limped his way to a 9-over 79 in the third round at Southern Hills, he informed the PGA of America of his withdrawal.
James Wade expects his team to play with a sense of urgency Sunday afternoon that he didn’t see in Wednesday’s three-point loss to the Storm.
Starter Justin Steele allowed one hit and struck out nine in five innings and left with a 4-0 lead. But Brandon Hughes, Scott Effross, David Robertson and Rowan Wick combined to allow seven runs as the Cubs lost their fourth consecutive game.
Favorite Epicenter made a hard charge up the rail to finish second. But Jose Ortiz guided Early Voting inside before the finish line well ahead of Epicenter, who was also second in the Kentucky Derby.
The Cubs catcher quickly moved past his ejection Friday, but left Saturday’s game against the Diamondbacks in the third inning with right hamstring tightness. “Definitely something going on. We’ll find out how extensive,” manager David Ross said.
Security guard hurt in struggle with armed shoplifting suspect at Olympia Fields Walmart, police say
The suspects fired one gunshot but did not strike the security guard, police said.