Retiring Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens–a Chicago native–made his annual homecoming visit Monday to the judges and lawyers who work in the Chicago based 7th circuit. Also there, Solicitor General Elena Kagan, a former University of Chicago law professor who is on the Obama White House short list to replace Stevens. My Sun-Times colleague Abdon Pallasch has the report–including about what happened at a long ago Cubs game
Justice Stevens, Elena Kagan (who may replace him) talk baseball in Chicago
The Hawks again kept up with arguably the NHL’s best team Monday but still suffered a 2-0 defeat that stretched their losing streak to four games.
The Bulls got some much-needed firepower back with Zach LaVine returning to the starting lineup, and Dosunmu continued to show his evolution, starting at point guard and putting up a career-high 24 points.
The state’s $45 billion in capital projects through the Rebuild Illinois initiative in 2019 included $4 billion in pork-barrel projects that were slipped in without any public input, the BGA reported.
Nikole Hannah-Jones on her speech that jolted Union League Club audience: ‘I can probably never do it again’
Her speech on Martin Luther King Day last week had a surprise ending.