After spending some $2 million of his own money, pawnbroker Scott Lee Cohen won the Democratic Illinois lieutenant governor nomination, only to be pressured off the ballot when questions surfaced about his past. He left the ticket–replaced by Sheila Simon–and now wants back in. He announced Monday a longshot third party bid for governor. Abdon Pallasch has the report.
The annual festival kicked off Saturday in Millennium Park.
Federal authorities said Brandon Hanahan spent months soliciting and receiving nude photos from minors and continued after police searched his home and found child pornography.
Officer Antrinius Andrews was arrested Friday and charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.
The music superstar held more than 60,000 fans in the palm of her hand during her Friday night concert in Chicago.
They were outside in the 2000 block of East 71st Street when someone passing in a dark-colored sedan shot and hit them, according to the Chicago Police Department.