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  • What if...?

     
    I know, I know. Woulda, coulda, shoulda … But ask yourself: What if, back in early 2002, then-Mayor Richard Daley had shown a bit of loyalty, leadership and courage during the Democratic primary race for governor? He very well could......
  • Fitzgerald lays 'Lincoln's grave' assertion to rest

     
    Tribune photo by José M. Osorio (2007) Good for Patrick Fitzgerald, finally expressing regret for his least honorable moment in office — the news conference 31/2 years ago at which he unleashed his inner newspaper columnist. Federal authorities...
  • Guess what? We’re having a surmise party

     
    Sunday's print column Tribune graphic by Michael Miner The long-term national forecast calls for heavy speculation with intermittent innuendo and a chance of sophistry. In the hotly controversial case involving the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon...
  • Man gets 40 years in video sex assault of infant

    A former Bartlett man has been sentenced to 40 years in federal prison for creating a live-streaming online video of himself sexually molesting an infant. The prosecution of Brian Annoreno, 35, ended "one of the most significant international child...
  • Priest pleads not guilty to aiding jailed mobster

    Priest pleads not guilty to aiding jailed mobster
    A Roman Catholic priest pleaded not guilty today to federal charges he tried to help Outfit hit man Frank Calabrese Sr. spirit a family violin away from the federal government after it had seized the imprisoned mobster’s possessions.The Rev....
  • Patrick Fitzgerald: It's the right time for change

    Patrick Fitzgerald: It's the right time for change
    U.S Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald says it's "the right time" for him to step down from the job he's held for more than a decade. Speaking to the news media Thursday morning at the Dirksen Federal Building, Fitzgerald admitted it was not an easy decision. ...
  • John Kass and Rick Pearson on Patrick Fitzgerald's shadow on Illinois politics

    John Kass and Rick Pearson on Patrick Fitzgerald's shadow on Illinois politics
    When U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald announced he'd be retiring after 10 years of major cases in Illinois -- which included the successful prosecutions of two consecutive Illinois governors -- the story became one of the top-read and most-frequently...
  • Robert Blagojevich: Prosecutors were 'playing chicken with my life'

    Robert Blagojevich: Prosecutors were 'playing chicken with my life'
    As U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald retires to accolades and well wishes, Robert Blagojevich said today that he’s still fighting to regain his reputation since federal prosecutors dropped charges against him in their sweeping  corruption case...
  • Emanuel talks tough on big parking meter bill

    Emanuel talks tough on big parking meter bill
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel stuck with the tough talk on Chicago’s parking meter deal today, pledging to fight a new bill for $22 million the meter leasing company recently sent the city for lost revenue. Emanuel has positioned himself as a staunch opponent...
  • Acting U.S. attorney named as search begins for successor to Fitzgerald

    Acting U.S. attorney named as search begins for successor to Fitzgerald
    Gary S. Shapiro, the number two man in the U.S. attorney's office in Chicago, will take over after Patrick Fitzgerald steps down this month until a permanent replacement is found. The announcement came as the state's two senators said they will appoint a...
  • 2 former state employees accused of giving fake road tests for bribes

    2 former state employees accused of giving fake road tests for bribes
    Two people who administered road tests for the Illinois Secretary of State's office were charged with giving passing marks to unqualified drivers or passing people who did not even take a road test in exchange for cash, federal officials said today....