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  • It's a boy for City Clerk Susana Mendoza

    It's a boy for City Clerk Susana Mendoza
    City Clerk Susana Mendoza now is the proud mom of a baby boy, her first child, according to her Facebook page. “And then there were three!” says a 9 p.m. Tuesday post accompanied by a photo of Mendoza kissing the new baby, who was being held...
  • Defeated judges find way back to bench

    Defeated judges find way back to bench
    The Illinois Supreme Court in the past year kept seven politically connected judges on the Cook County bench after they were rejected by voters, a common practice the high court had pledged to curtail. One had given more than $20,000 to the Cook County...
  • Aldermen back $6.25 million settlement in drunk city worker case

    Aldermen back $6.25 million settlement in drunk city worker case
    A key City Council committee today endorsed paying $6.25 million to a man who suffered brain damage and permanent disability after a drunken city worker plowed his pickup into a crowd on a Gold Coast sidewalk. If the full council approves the payment as...
  • City Council approves $6.25 million settlement in Gold Coast drunk city worker case

    City Council approves $6.25 million settlement in Gold Coast drunk city worker case
    The City Council today voted to pay $6.25 million to a man who suffered brain damage and permanent disability when he was hit by a drunken city worker who plowed his pickup truck into a crowd on a Gold Coast sidewalk. The tab for the city following the...
  • Mayor Rahm Emanuel's finance guru Lois Scott hires bond firms she knows

     Mayor Rahm Emanuel's finance guru Lois Scott hires bond firms she knows
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel was on hand when an organization of female business executives paid tribute last year to his financial guru, Lois Scott, for her pioneering role in helping cash-strapped governments solve their problems. Many in the room shared an...
  • Things to do this weekend. More events added!

    Things to do this weekend. More events added!
    Saturday, April 20 MIAMI-DADE COUNTY Bass Buddies: Painting Like the Masters. Designed for children 4-6, art class allows participants to explore their creative side with painting, drawing or sculpting and may include a science experiment, museum...
  • Seeking magic in a bottle

    Seeking magic in a bottle
    Almost everywhere you look, you're bombarded with advertisements shilling products that promise "energy," "pep" and "vigor" — all with little to no side effects. You can buy the products at any convenience or grocery store or by mail order. With the...
  • School in Prague to be named after Mayor Cermak

    School in Prague to be named after Mayor Cermak
    Eighty years ago, Chicago Mayor Anton Cermak was assassinated, an anniversary that some, like Ald. Edward Burke, 14th, say does not receive enough attention. But on Thursday, a school in Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, will remember Cermak by...
  • Gold Coast doorman honored for saving woman from attack

    Gold Coast doorman honored for saving woman from attack
    A Gold Coast condo building doorman was honored today for saving a woman who was attacked near his building in June. Cornell Wrightington was presented a City Council resolution by Ald. Edward M. Burke, 14th, and Brendan Reilly, 42nd, in the lobby of the...
  • No vote on stiffer penalties for littering in city

    No vote on stiffer penalties for littering in city
    Aldermen talked Monday about the need to clean up the litter on Chicago streets but stopped short of voting on a proposal that would allow police to impound a vehicle and levy a $1,500 fine if an adult passenger in the car throws trash out the window....
  • 10 things you might not know about blame

    We take you away from the finger-pointing championship in Washington to report on other ferocious blizzards of blame occurring elsewhere: Yoko Ono, in a newly released interview, said the Beatles' breakup wasn't her fault — it was probably Paul...