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  • The Death Set, from Baltimore to Brooklyn and back again

    The Death Set, from Baltimore to Brooklyn and back again
    The Death Set's upward rise in the last five years, as electric and spazzoid as its own music, was zapped two years ago when founding member Beau Velasco died of a drug overdose. But Johnny Siera, the group's other founder, still pressed ahead. In March,...
  • Store Will Not Break Tradition For Black Friday

    Store Will Not Break Tradition For Black Friday
    With reports showing meager spikes in employment and retail sales across the nation, many retailers are opening their doors a little earlier than usual on Black Friday; hoping to bolster sales.             But one retailer in the area is opening later,...
  • Blagojevich hit with 14-year prison sentence

    Blagojevich hit with 14-year prison sentence
    A contrite former Gov. Rod Blagojevich was sentenced Wednesday to 14 years in federal prison, capping one of the state's worst political scandals and humbling a controversial and defiant figure who rode into office as a champion of reform. The sentence...
  • Other Illinois governors in legal trouble since 1901

    William Stratton, Republican governor from 1953 to 1961, was acquitted in 1965 of income tax evasion charges stemming from the way he spent some of his campaign cash. Otto Kerner, Democratic governor from 1961 to 1968, was convicted of bribery,...
  • 2 more names surface for federal judgeships in Chicago

    Two more names have surfaced as candidates for federal judgeships in Chicago: Thomas Durkin and Joshua Berman. Sen. Mark Kirk announced Tuesday that his top choice for the bench was attorney John Tharp, a former federal prosecutor and partner at the...
  • Homeless sex offender charged with failure to register, loitering within 500 feet of a park

    Homeless sex offender charged with failure to register, loitering within 500 feet of a park
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo - Many neighbors are frustrated a registered sex offender was living under the radar in their neighborhood. Officers found Michael E. Campbell near the intersection of West Bypass and Grand. According to court documents the area is the...
  • 1 killed, 1 injured after shooting, accident in Gresham

    1 killed, 1 injured after shooting, accident in Gresham
    A man was killed and another person injured after a shooting occurred in the Gresham neighborhood tonight that ended with a vehicle crashing into a viaduct, officials said. The incident happened at 6:34 p.m. as a man was driving a vehicle and was shot...
  • Man charged with murder after turning himself in at South Side church

    Man charged with murder after turning himself in at South Side church
    A man charged with murder after turning himself in to detectives at a South Side church is an uncle of the slaying victim's son, prosecutors said today. Ronnie Weathersby, 22, of the 7800 block of South May Street, arranged to be arrested at the New...
  • Chicago Showdown

    Chicago Showdown
    Chicago's decision to grant a permit allowing protestors to march during the NATO summit next month, may go a long way toward keeping the peace. Chicago is ground zero for what could be the biggest demonstration the city has seen in decades with one...
  • The death penalty in Illinois, a partial chronology of modern events

     
    Eight years ago, Rob Warden, then as now the director of the Center on Wrongful Conviction at the Northwestern University School of Law, published the following timeline in the Tribune. The time to update it will be if and when,......
  • Apple's Tim Cook: Steve Jobs' possible successor runs shareholders meeting

     
    Apple's Chief Operating Officer Tim Cook is the presumed heir apparent to Steve Jobs. So all eyes were on Cook as he sat on Jobs' stool onstage at Apple's annual shareholders meeting Wednesday. It was only the second time in a decade that Jobs skipped the...