“We have lost an American who was the true definition of great,” said RainbowPUSH founder Rev. Jesse Jackson, speaking of Judge William Cousins Jr.
The bigger problem for McCarthy’s mayoral bid may be his ties to President Donald Trump, who once called McCarthy a “phenomenal guy.”
The other firefighters, some of whom have already retired, are accused of “varying degrees of not paying attention or looking the other way.”
The most popular destination was the nation’s capital, where Emanuel travelled seven times, always staying at the posh Park Hyatt Hotel.
The Chicago Plan Commission signed off on $700 million plan for the twin-tower complex and filling a surface parking lot near Holy Name Cathedral.
His sentence cut from life in prison to the 21 years he’s already served, Jaime Hauad was to be released either Thursday night or sometime Friday.
THE WATCHDOGS: Before announcing murder charge against white cop in black teen’s death, ex-prosecutor, top aides conferred with campaign consultants.
The Chicago area’s bid for Amazon’s second North American headquarters includes $2.25 billion worth of incentives.
THE WATCHDOGS: Almost all money used to launch former City Council inspector general’s “independent” watchdog group came from right-leaning group.
Vallas has earned a reputation as a crisis manager, taking over the New Orleans school system after Hurricane Katrina, and rebuilding Haitian schools.
The City Council approved a new 5-year contract with unions representing motor truck drivers, plumbers, laborers and members of the building trades.
The vote to honor a tax-increment-financing (TIF) subsidy promise to Illinois largest Catholic health system was 31 to 18.
The raucous demonstration was led by Jitu Brown, who used similar, in-your-face tactics during the drive that forced CPS to save Dyett High School.
After Anna Valencia makes a public appearance, she gets emails saying her voice was too “shrieky,” her skirt was too short, her hair and makeup wrong.
If Jackie Wilson’s confession is tossed, it could make it difficult for prosecutors to fend off an all but certain motion for a new trial.