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  • 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...
  • Evanston’s first African-American female alderman passes away at 89

     
    Mayme Finley Spencer, Evanston’s first African-American female alderman, died Tuesday morning at age 89, according to her family. Spencer served two terms as 5th Ward …...
  • 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,......
  • Southland Chamber speaker breaks down governor’s race

     
    The political junkies of the Chicago Southland Chamber of Commerce got an extra helping of election breakdown when media consultant Thom Serafin shared his thoughts on …...
  • Addicts put in charge, drug use common in BBH housing

    Addicts put in charge, drug use common in BBH housing
    Second of two parts; read the first part For much of his adult life he'd been a slave to cocaine, marijuana, prescription pills and alcohol. Twice he had gone through weeks of intensive psychiatric and drug treatment at Baltimore Behavioral Health Inc.,...
  • No injuries in fire that gutted Highland Park home

     
    A family pet was rescued from a fire that gutted a Highland Park home Tuesday afternoon. The home's owner, Jacob Bletnitsky, said he received a …...
  • Live blog: Quinn, Brady governor debate

     
    Live blog by Tribune staff (read our traditional print story by clicking here.) Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican foe Bill Brady are debating tonight in Chicago. The Tribune is watching online and in person and live blogging the event,......
  • Giving Dan Walker a break

     
    More than 33 years and 1,600 miles separate Dan Walker from his days in the governor's mansion in Springfield. Yet he's bracing to have his name dragged into the news again when another federal jury renders another verdict in another......
  • The worst Illinois governor? Sorry, but the title's already been claimed

     
    The governor of Illinois "is so unscrupulous that his lack of principle gives him the appearance of audacity," wrote the Tribune editorial board in a high dudgeon. "He is not guided by courage, shrewdness or strength, but by his lack......
  • Biden: "No possibility" of restoring lost jobs

     
    by Mike Memoli The pool reporter covering Vice President Biden's remarks at a fundraiser in Wisconsin today noted near the beginning of his dispatch that the veep joked "he didn't rely much on a speech that was prepared for him."......
  • Taxpayers could be off the hook for Blagojevich portrait at Capitol

     
    Posted by Michelle Manchir at 4:30 p.m. SPRINGFIELD --- Taxpayers won't have to pay for former Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s portrait to hang alongside his predecessors in the Capitol if Gov. Pat Quinn signs a measure the Senate sent to him......