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  • Prosecutors begin playing undercover recordings in state rep's trial

    Prosecutors begin playing undercover recordings in state rep's trial
    A month before the 2012 primary, state Rep. Derrick Smith was talking in his West Side political office with a trusted campaign worker about writing a letter of support for a day care in exchange for a $7,000 bribe, federal prosecutors allege. The...
  • Illinois lawmaker wants to outlaw wearing Google Glass while driving

    The future of distracted driving has arrived with the advent of Google Glass, but an Illinois lawmaker wants to outlaw wearing it behind the wheel before drivers start trying to get directions from images hanging directly in front of their eyes. While...
  • House, Senate to knock off early for softball game

    House, Senate to knock off early for softball game
    SPRINGFIELD --- With less than two weeks left until adjournment, the question of making permanent an income tax increase hanging in the balance and a possible $4 billion budget gap still up in the air, lawmakers will knock off early today to play...
  • Former Rutherford employee adds Romney campaign to lawsuit

    Former Rutherford employee adds Romney campaign to lawsuit
    A former state employee who’s suing Treasurer Dan Rutherford for political wrongdoing and sexual harassment added Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign to the case Thursday. The Romney addition came as Edmund Michalowski refiled his lawsuit...
  • Shooting near Bud Billiken Parade: 'I am tired of this'

    Shooting near Bud Billiken Parade: 'I am tired of this'
    Thousands of people turned out for the annual Bud Billiken Parade Saturday, a day to celebrate the start-up of school with dancers, marching bands, political floats and outdoor grilling. Only this year -- for the first time that anyone could remember in...
  • 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...
  • Rauner, GOP see 2014 as time to win in Illinois

    Rauner, GOP see 2014 as time to win in Illinois
    SPRINGFIELD — Governor candidate Bruce Rauner called on a boisterous Republican Day crowd at the Illinois State Fair on Thursday to help knock out Gov. Pat Quinn and the one-party Democrat rule that has run Illinois “into the ground.”...
  • Umbrage interrupted

     
    Wednesday's blog item followed by Sunday's print column version of the story: So I had business yesterday afternoon at the Illinois Secretary of State's Chicago North regional office at 5401 N. Elston Ave. and notice on the way in that......
  • 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'...