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  • Green Tie Ball returns to Emerald City

    Green Tie Ball returns to Emerald City
    It was a return to the Emerald City for guests at the 20th annual Green Tie Ball, held on the factory grounds at A. Finkl and Sons, 2011 N. Southport Ave. Co-chairs Tim Smithe (Walter E. Smithe) and Stephanie Castagnier (NBC's "Apprentice") hosted more...
  • Why we're staying on the issue of teenage driving deaths

    Why we're staying on the issue of teenage driving deaths
    I think all of us who were around in 2006, when the Tribune embarked on the Teens at the Wheel project, appreciate how important the issue of teen driving is. And, I like to think that our year-long emphasis on the topic and all the related issues gave...
  • Rep. Burke's scholarship records subpoenaed by feds

    Rep. Burke's scholarship records subpoenaed by feds
    Federal grand jurors have sought records of legislative scholarships handed out by Democratic state Rep. Dan Burke of Chicago, a sign that authorities kept up a probe of the tuition waiver program even as legislators were moving to end it this spring. On...
  • Illinois House expels Rep. Derrick Smith over bribery charge

    Illinois House expels Rep. Derrick Smith over bribery charge
    State lawmakers today kicked out a West Side Democrat accused of taking a $7,000 bribe, marking the first expulsion from the Illinois House since 1905. Rep. Derrick Smith failed to show up to defend himself or hear his fellow House lawmakers condemn...
  • Police officer picked to fill Derrick Smith seat in Illinois House

    Police officer picked to fill Derrick Smith seat in Illinois House
    West Side Democratic leaders on Friday picked Chicago police officer Eddie Winters to fill the seat vacated by former Rep. Derrick Smith, who was kicked out of office over a federal bribery charge by his Illinois House colleagues last week.   Winters will...
  • Man convicted of killing Robeson basketball star

    Man convicted of killing Robeson basketball star
    A Cook County jury tonight convicted a man in the slaying of a high school basketball player during a melee outside a movie theater on Chicago's Southwest Side more than six years ago.   Eddie Fenton, 27, was found guilty of first-degree murder in the...
  • Alderman's girlfriend among finalists to challenge indicted lawmaker

    Alderman's girlfriend among finalists to challenge indicted lawmaker
    West Side Democratic leaders were unable to reach consensus Tuesday on a challenger to indicted Rep. Derrick Smith, but among the three finalists is the girlfriend of 28th Ward Ald. Jason Ervin. Democratic committeemen will reconvene Wednesday to make...
  • Panel picks former Stroger aide to run against indicted state lawmaker

    Panel picks former Stroger aide to run against indicted state lawmaker
    West Side Democratic leaders today picked a onetime aide to former Cook County Board President Todd Stroger to run against indicted state Rep. Derrick Smith this fall. The panel chose attorney Lance Tyson, who once worked for Stroger, over Chicago Police...
  • City vows crackdown on disabled-parking fraud

    City vows crackdown on disabled-parking fraud
    Officials from the Chicago Mayor’s Office and Illinois Secretary of State Department vowed Friday to continue their crackdown on the fraudulent use of disabled-parking placards in the city. City and state police have confiscated 41 placards and...
  • Illinois House panel finds 'reasonable grounds' to proceed against indicted lawmaker

    Illinois House panel finds 'reasonable grounds' to proceed against indicted lawmaker
    An Illinois House panel today concluded that there are "reasonable grounds" to proceed further with a disciplinary process against a West Side Democratic lawmaker charged with bribery, a move that eventually could result in his expulsion. The special...
  • Quinn signs legislative scholarships ban amid subpoena against lawmaker

    Quinn signs legislative scholarships ban amid subpoena against lawmaker
    Gov. Pat Quinn today signed into law a bill to kill the long-abused legislative scholarship program. "Instead of scholarships going to those who truly deserve them and qualify for scholarships to go to college, too often the program was abused in a...