Bridgeport

Al dictar la sentencia, la jueza Virginia Kendall le dijo a Janice Weston: “Es muy preocupante. Tuviste unos momentos en los que sabías que era ilegal y pudiste irte”.
The burglaries took place at restaurants or stores, began around midnight and lasted until past 3 a.m., police said.
In handing down the sentence, U.S. District Judge Virginia Kendall told Janice Weston, “It’s very troubling. You have a few moments in time where you knew it was illegal and you could have left.”
Experts say the pandemic disrupted the pathways that helped teens get a job or an education after high school. Young adults are “discouraged” about not getting hired, a youth mentor says.
A federal judge also fined George Kozdemba $25,000 for his role in an embezzlement scheme that led to the 2017 collapse of Washington Federal Bank for Savings.
The pair were standing outside about 3:11 a.m. Monday in the 3100 block of South May Street when a vehicle drove by and a male fired shots from inside, Chicago police said.
Fans, some in costume, tailgate in the parking lots of Guaranteed Rate Field hours before the White Sox and Detroit Tigers kick off the 2024 seasons Thursday afternoon. Some weigh in on the proposed South Loop stadium.
Amy Gembara’s ex-boyfriend was convicted this week in the 2021 killing of her fiancee. Amy’s father, John Gembara, the late CEO and president of Washington Federal Bank for Savings in Bridgeport, was found dead in 2017, shortly before the bank failed.
The oldest child of the late Mayor Richard J. Daley and sister of former Mayor Richard M. Daley, Mrs. Martino, 86, died Saturday, according to a death notice.
The CTA plans to repair and improve 13 rail stations and three bus turnarounds this spring as part of the Refresh & Renew program. Advocates worry the program doesn’t go far enough.
The Lunar New Year performances at Robert Healy Elementary School in Bridgeport — held annually for at least 30 years — are so popular that parents come back even after their children leave for high school.
New details have emerged of the plan for a new South Loop stadium, as well as what the team’s current Bridgeport home, Guaranteed Rate Field, would look like if converted to a soccer stadium.
Chicago White Sox Charities has a long relationship with the organization. “I wanted to stay up there longer and hang out with them,” Sox shortstop Paul DeJong said.
Ald. Nicole Lee’s 11th Ward includes Bridgeport, where the Sox have played for more than a century. But after she was briefed Friday night, she said the plans for The 78 looked too good to pass up, though “it breaks my heart to think that the team could go anywhere but stay on 35th Street.”
Some balk at the idea of introducing more traffic and congestion; others are thrilled the long-empty lot known as The 78 could be filled to breathe new life into the neighborhood.
The team is considering building a stadium at the Clark Street-Roosevelt Road site, sources say. Mayor Brandon Johnson and Sox Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf would say only, “We met to discuss the historic partnership between the team and Chicago and the team’s ideas for remaining competitive in Chicago in perpetuity.”