This week on our political talk show “Off Message” Madeleine Doubek, chief of Reboot Illinois, joins us to discuss Metra’s House of Cards. Columnists Mary Mitchell and Mark Brown talk about clout back in the day and now as we explore who is emerging as part of a growing anti-Rahm campaign.
OFF MESSAGE: Metra's 'House of Cards' and the Anti-Rahm. Watch.
The 39-year-old was sleeping about 3:45 a.m. in the 7800 block of South Phillips Avenue when she was struck multiple times, police said.
Chicago outdoors: Fishing-rod firefighters, Fred Bear on “respect,” goldfinch afield, hours per Chinook
Chicago firefighters who strung fishing rods for kids, the late Fred Bear on "respect," a goldfinch at Little Red Schoolhouse NC, and a comment on hours per Chinook caught are among the notes from around Chicago outdoors and beyond.
5 killed, Chicago police officer, fire paramedic among 35 others wounded in Chicago shootings since Friday evening
A Chicago police officer was shot while responding to a shooting that left an 18-year-old dead and a 15-year-old boy wounded in South Shore Friday night.
Also, he refuses to take vacations with his wife.
Trial of former Northwestern professor accused of grisly River North murder expected to start Monday
Opening statements in 47-year-old Wyndham Lathem’s trial and testimony from at least one of the prosecution’s witnesses are also scheduled to take place Monday.