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  • Frenzied final weekend of campaigning in race to replace Jackson Jr.

    Frenzied final weekend of campaigning in race to replace Jackson Jr.
    The complexities of a special primary contest to replace Jesse Jackson Jr. in Congress gave way the final weekend before the election to more traditional campaigning as candidates Sunday visited churches and restaurants in search of votes. The three top...
  • Low turnout in race to replace ex-Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.

    Low turnout in race to replace ex-Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.
    Chicago election officials report turnout is low in the primary election to find a successor to disgraced former Democratic U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. As of 1:45 p.m., turnout was about 11 percent among sampled city precincts, according to the...
  • South Side alderman files lawsuit alleging extortion

    South Side alderman files lawsuit alleging extortion
    South Side Ald. Anthony Beale has taken the unusual step of filing a pre-emptive lawsuit against a former Chicago Public Schools principal who he says sought to extort $1 million from him and made false claims that he sexually harassed her. The 9th Ward...
  • Speeders were plentiful in camera test run

    Speeders were plentiful in camera test run
    As Mayor Rahm Emanuel rolls out his long-delayed speed camera plan, new numbers his office released suggest that drivers who speed in Chicago could rack up way more in fines than a cash-starved City Hall initially projected. The mayor had hoped to bring...
  • Alderman complains, CTA vows to work on access to new Wal-Mart

    Alderman complains, CTA vows to work on access to new Wal-Mart
    CTA bus routes end blocks away from a Wal-Mart Supercenter scheduled to open this week on Chicago's Far South Side, and an angry alderman on Monday demanded that the transit agency extend service for the store's customers and employees. Hours later, CTA...
  • Beavers county board successor could be picked Thursday

    Beavers county board successor could be picked Thursday
    Cook County Democratic leaders are scheduled to meet Thursday to pick a replacement for Commissioner William Beavers, who was convicted last month of federal tax evasion. Ald. Howard Brookins will lead the meeting at which Democratic committeemen will...
  • Democratic bosses pick Beavers replacement despite state fine

    Democratic bosses pick Beavers replacement despite state fine
    Democratic ward and township bosses today chose Stanley Moore to succeed convicted former Cook County Commissioner William Beavers despite Moore's $3,000 fine for allegedly campaigning while on the taxpayer dime at his state job. The selection by party...
  • Emanuel garbage pickup changes save less than touted

    Emanuel garbage pickup changes save less than touted
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel celebrated the end of Chicago’s traditional ward-based, alderman-controlled garbage collection routes Thursday, even though the money he now says the city will save with the switch to a grid system is well short of his earlier...
  • Mayor moves to limit medical marijuana dispensaries

    Mayor moves to limit medical marijuana dispensaries
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Ald. Edward Burke introduced a plan Tuesday to limit where medical marijuana dispensaries and growing operations can set up shop in the city after the drug becomes legal Jan. 1. The proposal would require special use permits...
  • Payton, Brooks finally play ball in show of solidarity

    Payton, Brooks finally play ball in show of solidarity
    Alberto Reyes looked across the well-kept field at Gwendolyn Brooks College Prep during pregame warm-up drills Saturday evening and declared it a beautiful place for a baseball game. Two weeks after their originally scheduled game, players and coaches...
  • Seer madness: Readers and I do our duty, predict 2013

     
    With the help of several Latin scholars I’ve come up with a fittingly snooty motto for this column’s annual exercise in forecasting the news: Non coniectare imprudentior esset Translation: Not to conjecture is imprudent. Inspiration: “Is...