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  • Former prosecutor: 'I couldn't work for an office that no longer encouraged me to do the right thing'

     
    Sonia Antolec (WTTW-Ch. 11 screen grab) Sunday's print column By now, the Cook County state's attorney's office is accustomed to the withering critiques of reporters, pundits and activists with their crusading attorneys. We challenge the prosecutors'...
  • What a difference a dozen years makes!

     
    UPDATE -- Laura Washington and I will be guest panelists on this topic with moderator Elizabeth Brackett at 7 p.m. on Chicago Tonight, WTTW-Ch. 11 Here's Sun-Times columnist Laura Washington on the Democratic gubernatorial race and the possibility that...
  • Cop blog spurred Alvarez to discipline prosecutor

     
    Wednesday's print column A one-week gap in the timeline of the Sonia Antolec story suggests that Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez is more concerned with currying favor with police officers than standing by her prosecutors when they do the......
  • Daley!!!!!!

     
    My imitation, last night on WTTW-Ch. 11, of how Chicagoans now invoke the Daley name when slipping their credit cards into vastly overpriced parking meters. Though it was Mayor Richard and not Businessman William who gave us the widely despised......
  • State of the 'State of the State'

     
    Illinois is in a big, stinking mess, yet Gov. Quinn's annual "State of the State" address today at noon will, as usual, get the ho-hum from Chicago media. Chicago's PBS station, WTTW-Ch. 11, is showing "WordWorld Dancing Dog" during the......
  • Kirk plays the Ikea card

     
    When you don't want to answer a tough question, change the subject to.... Sweden! Prepare to be amazed by U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk's pivot in his interview Wednesday evening with Carol Marin on WTTW-Ch. 11: MARIN: Take a look at......
  • Dart v. Evans v. Preckwinkle

     
    Originally published April 17; moved to the top of the blog because it's the subject of my Friday print column. I've been meaning to get to this extraordinary spat on "Chicago Tonight" earlier this month. WTTW-Ch. 11 invited Cook County......
  • Open thread: Weeks in review

     
    The "Weeks in Review" feature is now an open thread in which commenters can talk about any current events or cultural phenomena that have caught their attention, including but not limited to the topics brought up in our traditional roundup......
  • Open thread: The weeks in review

     
    Last week was fairly successful when I announced that, going forward, "Weeks in Review" posts will also serve as an open comment thread on news events of the past week that either didn't get discussed on the blog or didn't......
  • CPS mishandles 'Persepolis' ban

     
    Censure de Persepolis: Inapproprié dans les écoles de Chicago That headline in a Paris-based literary publication Monday indicates just how far and fast the controversy that broke late last week at Lane Tech College Prep High School has spread. Loosely......
  • Profiles in humbug: Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon on pension reform

     
    Here's a transcript of an exchange between WTTW-Ch. 11's Carol Marin and Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon Monday on "Chicago Tonight." (video link) Carol Marin: Pension reform. Do you have a favorite bill? One that you are pushing? Sheila Simon: My......