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Jesse White

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  • Democrats pack Illinois ballot with referendum questions

     Democrats pack Illinois ballot with referendum questions
    Before Illinois voters get to the main event of choosing between Gov. Pat Quinn and challenger Bruce Rauner, they'll be faced with five referendum questions asking about crime victims' rights, voting protections, a minimum wage hike, birth control and...
  • Obama decries income inequality in speech after $50,000-a-person fundraiser for Quinn

    Obama decries income inequality in speech after $50,000-a-person fundraiser for Quinn
    In a day of contradictory messaging, President Barack Obama on Thursday assailed income inequality and the stagnant earnings of the middle class after appearing at a $50,000-a-person Gold Coast fundraiser for Gov. Pat Quinn. Obama, who returned to...
  • Boy, 16, fatally shot in Old Town was member of Jesse White Tumblers

    Boy, 16, fatally shot in Old Town was member of Jesse White Tumblers
    A 16-year-old boy who died in a shooting in Old Town was a member of the tumbling team coached by Secretary of State Jesse White, who remembered the teen Friday as a "highly respected and well-mannered young man." “We lost one of our tumblers to...
  • Charges filed in slaying of boy, 16, in Old Town

    Charges filed in slaying of boy, 16, in Old Town
    A 19-year-old man on parole on a gun conviction has been charged in the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old boy in Old Town on the Near North Side last week. Quinton Evans and another person rode up on bicycles and opened fire with semi-automatic weapons,...
  • Penalties for fake IDs are severe

    As students have returned to college campuses for a new school year, I want to take this opportunity to remind them of the detrimental ramifications that may result from using or possessing a fake driver’s license or identification card....
  • Pennsylvania fines shale driller $4 million

    PITTSBURGH — Range Resources will pay penalties totaling $4.15 million to settle violations related to six Marcellus Shale gas drilling and fracking wastewater impoundments in Washington County that caused soil and groundwater contamination. It'...
  • National Seat Check Saturday aims to curb child fatalities from car accidents

    National Seat Check Saturday aims to curb child fatalities from car accidents
    Installing child safety seats in cars can be a frustrating experience. Finding out that nine out of ten child safety seats are not installed correctly, according to the Illinois State Police, is downright frightening. Car accidents are the second...
  • Winnetka Fourth of July Parade, Fourthfest kick off Friday

    Winnetka Fourth of July Parade, Fourthfest kick off Friday
    Winnetka residents are invited to celebrate Independence Day on Friday at the park district's annual Fourth of July Parade and Fourthfest. Toby Ross, the park district's recreation supervisor, said this year marks the 127th anniversary of Winnetka's...
  • DUI plea deals sidestep mandatory license loss

    DUI plea deals sidestep mandatory license loss
    Illinois' tough-sounding DUI statutes make one thing clear: Those arrested for drunken driving are almost guaranteed to lose their licenses for a time. But in suburbs across the Chicago area, a Tribune analysis found a special plea deal is regularly cut...
  • Commercial actors no longer with us

    Commercial actors no longer with us
    Marilyn Monroe, Grace Kelly, Audrey Hepburn and Edith Fore.  One of these names doesn't fit in the same category with the others. All were actresses. All are no longer with us. Fore's name might not be nearly as recognizable or iconic as the others,...
  • Quinn hits Rauner on class warfare theme at state fair

    Quinn hits Rauner on class warfare theme at state fair
    SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Pat Quinn struck a class warfare theme Wednesday during a plea to Democratic Party faithful to turn out a big vote this fall to defeat Republicans with pockets as deep as “King Midas.” The re-election seeking Quinn...