A ruling on Friday Feb. 21, 2014 allowed same-sex couples to get married immediately. The plaintiffs in the lawsuit that spurred the ruling were married the same day.
If the undocumented elderly who need nursing home care cannot get it, they risk ending up in emergency rooms and being readmitted to hospitals.
A container holding holiday donations to went missing from an Englewood lot over the weekend. Wednesday, it was found in Chicago Heights — but nearly all the items that had been inside, worth nearly $50,000, were gone.
Charges against Roy Nelson Franklin have been likely ever since his companion in the breach, Thomas B. Adams Jr., was arrested in April. A criminal complaint filed in federal court in Springfield alleges an agent overheard Franklin tell someone the whole thing was fun.
The city will need to remove trees to replace a water main that’s more than 100 years old. Rosemary Feit, who lives on the block and is seeking alternatives, said "Trees provide a vital and unquantifiable contribution to our neighborhood."
Chicago residents hiring domestic workers must sign a written contract agreeing to pay at least $15 an hour. Such contracts, also covering schedule and working conditions, are required for housecleaners as well — even those working only once or twice a month.