President Obama praised Mayor Daley while he was in Chicago taping Oprah’s show and gifted the departing mayor with an 1834 survey of Chicago from the National Archives. The Sun-Times Abdon M. Pallasch has the report here.
The White Sox recalled right-hander Yohan Ramírez from Class AAA Charlotte.
“Josh is a real rising front office star, Brian is recognized as one of the top pitching minds in the game, and Gene is acknowledged as one of the best talent evaluators in baseball,” Sox GM Getz said.
Marek Matczuk, who said he did odd jobs for Washington Federal Bank for Savings and its employees, was given the money on orders of the late bank chief John F. Gembara.
Highland Park Police determined Thursday’s bomb threat was not credible and part of a string of threats to public buildings across the country.
The yearly theater festival will bring local and international productions to nearly a dozen venues across the city. Here are some highlights.