Looks like Jimmy Fallon might be headed back to Chicago, if not the chilly waters of Lake Michigan.
To many people from elsewhere around the city, the Southeast Side is Chicago’s version of flyover country. They see this heavily industrial part of town only from the Chicago Skyway toll bridge as they pass through, rarely setting foot in neighborhoods the locals know by names like Slag Valley.
A federal judge has tossed out a sexual harassment lawsuit against Illinois State Treasurer Dan Rutherford — but has given his accuser little more than a week to file a new lawsuit.
Gov. Pat Quinn will propose renaming the Circle Interchange — located in the heart of Chicago — in honor of Chicago’s first and only woman mayor, Jane Byrne.
Calling it a “seminal project” with huge potential to boost tourism, Mayor Rahm Emanuel has launched an international design competition to find a team to deliver on his promise to transform Chicago into “North America’s city of lights.”
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