The Republicans argue their elections should be decided on their performance as fiscally responsible stewards of county government.
Mark Brown joined the Chicago Sun-Times in 1982 and has written a column since 2000. You can follow him on Twitter @MarkBrownCST. Brown is a graduate of Northern Illinois University and attended the Public Affairs Reporting Program at University of Illinois-Springfield.
BROWN: For nearly four decades, SisterHouse has been a refuge for women trying to piece their lives back together. Now, that refuge needs help.
If successful, the effort would all but wipe out Preckwinkle’s opposition, including commissioners who led the fight against her county pop tax.
A common greeting at the boarding gate was: “Where do you think you’re going with that? You can’t bring that on here!”
BROWN: Have Cook County voters evolved to where they might elect an Arab-American Muslim with the first name of Abdelnasser to the county board?
Commissioner Sean Morrison said there was “no history or hint of inappropriate behavior” involving Anthony Martin before the incident.
The study is the first to combine information from the city’s official database of homeless individuals with data from Chicago Public Schools.
City workers proved to be in no big hurry Monday to remove a homeless camp from an area of Lower Wacker Drive known as The Triangle.
The camp, located beneath Wabash Avenue across the river from Trump Tower, is one of the most visible homeless gatherings in the city.
Arbor has been held in Cook County Jail since May 25 on $1.4 million total cash bond for contempt of court citations stemming from a heated divorce.
Somebody got the idea Blagojevich should whisper sweet nothings in Trump’s ear to coax a pardon. Instead, he stuck in his whole tongue.
A handcuffed and unrepentant Patrick Arbor was escorted into divorce court Friday by sheriff’s deputies, ending for now his five years as a fugitive.
Patrick Arbor was arrested for the second time this week on a warrant stemming from his divorce case.