WASHINGTON–I just waited 66 minutes to cast an absentee ballot at the city’s election headquarters downtown. Lines I am told have been long since at least Friday. Are you early voting? What’s your experience?
Two men, 23 and 24, are accused of killing Stephon Mack on Jan. 27, 2022, outside a youth center. A security guard was wounded. One suspect has pleaded not guilty; a warrant has been issued for the arrest of the other suspect.
Construction was halted Sunday pending an Illinois Environmental Protection Agency review of a nearly 800-page city consultant’s study that was released Friday night.
Anthony Driver, president of the Community Commission on Public Safety and Accountability, joined the chairman of the City Council’s Police Committee in sounding the alarm about restrictions so severe, they have contributed heavily to an alarming citywide surge in robberies.
The iconic Lake View club shut its doors last month, after 40 years in business. One of the original co-owners said it changed lives.