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  • Baltimore housing officials warn of fake fliers for vouchers

    Baltimore housing officials are warning that the city's homeless and others in need are being misled by deceptive fliers offering Section 8 housing vouchers. The fake fliers are circulating throughout the city, according to statement from the Housing...
  • Baltimore Housing warns about Section 8 scam

    Baltimore Housing officials issued a warning Friday about fraudulent fliers stating that the waiting list for the Housing Choice voucher program would reopen on August 22. The list for the program, commonly known as Section 8, is closed, according to a...
  • Forum focuses on mayor's first 100 days

    Forum focuses on mayor's first 100 days
    The city's top internal watchdog gave new Mayor Rahm Emanuel points for transparency tonight, but warned that government oversight remains too diffuse in Chicago. Inspector General Joseph Ferguson's comments came at a forum hosted by Chicago Public Radio...
  • Settlement eases reliance on nursing homes to house adults with disabilities

    Settlement eases reliance on nursing homes to house adults with disabilities
    State officials on Monday moved a step closer to ending Illinois' long-standing reliance on large nursing facilities to house adults who have physical and mental disabilities. A proposed settlement to a class-action lawsuit was filed in federal court...
  • Housing fraud suspect who allegedly conned city out of more than $18K pleads no contest

    GLENDALE — A 69-year-old Glendale man pleaded no contest to charges that he conned the city out of $18,492 when he lied about his finances to get federal subsidized housing, officials said this week. Norayr Aklyan entered an open plea Friday to one...
  • CHA to clear last of non-rehabbed Cabrini Rowhouses

    CHA to clear last of non-rehabbed Cabrini Rowhouses
    The Chicago Housing Authority said today it has issued 180-day relocation notices to vacate the last 33 households from the non-rehabbed portions of the 73-year-old Frances Cabrini Rowhouses. The non-rehabbed portion of the Rowhouses -- located south...
  • Daley's security detail cut in half

    Daley's security detail cut in half
    Former Mayor Richard Daley's security detail has been reduced to three police officers, two of whom will be on call to transport former first lady Maggie Daley to and from doctor appointments and the hospital, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said today. Chicago's...
  • Events Calendar

    Listings are accepted on a space-available basis. Events must be open to the public, and priority will be given to those in Howard County. Items typically appear two weeks prior to the date included in the listing if sent far enough in advance. Deadline...
  • Chicago Tribune wins national award for coverage of blizzard

    Chicago Tribune wins national award for coverage of blizzard
    The Chicago Tribune has won a national award for its coverage of the blizzard that battered Chicago in February 2011. The Society of Professional Journalists, announcing its Sigma Delta Chi awards today, gave the deadline reporting prize to the Tribune&...
  • Furor hurts, mystifies family

    The Harris family's life began to unravel around dawn on the last day of August. R.J. Harris, who is 77, was in bed when a noise jolted him awake. Bam. What was that? Bam. It sounded like an explosion. Bam. The front door swung open and officers in...
  • Alleged $1.4 million housing authority fraud began small, indictment says

    In early 2010, officials at Baltimore's public housing agency noticed a few thousand dollars had gone missing — transferred without authorization to the bank account of a man who rented his Northeast Baltimore home to a low-income tenant,...