Tony Rezko, an early booster and fund-raiser for Barach Obama’s political career, got a 10.5 year sentence on Tuesday from a federal judge in Chicago. Rezko was convicted in kickback schemes. He also figured in the case against ousted Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, who will be sentenced next month after being convicted on corruption charges. Read Sun-Times federal court reporter Natasha Korecki’s story HERE. In the end, we never heard from Tony….
Collierville Police Chief Dale Lane said the shooting broke out at a Kroger store in his suburban community about 30 miles east of Memphis.
Lightfoot stalled universal basic income pilot to use it as budget sweetener, former floor leader says
Ald. Gilbert Villegas said 5,000 of Chicago’s neediest families could have been getting $500 monthly checks since spring had the mayor not dragged her feet. Dozens of U.S. cities and towns already have such programs.
The 2021 Sox were too obviously good, too talented, too stacked not to get to this point. They know they haven’t done a dang thing yet.