| Jul 24, 2013
| 3:15 PM
One District 62 All-Star team has extended its season and two others saw their respective postseason runs come to an end in Little League tournament action this week.
Ocean View's 9-10 All-Star team stayed alive in Division III Sub-Division South...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 5:41 PM
A U.S. postal worker and another man followed a 16-year-old boy around a Chicago Housing Authority complex before the second man shot the teen to death, Cook County prosecutors alleged Saturday.
On July 14, Aries Sanders, 24, the postal worker, and...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 6:12 PM
Rahshone Burnett was supposed to use the millions of dollars won by his young nieces and nephews in a wrongful-death lawsuit to ensure that they thrived after the tragedy of losing their mother and brother in a 2001 fire.
Instead, prosecutors say,...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 7:07 PM
Though it’s a just an aged, run-down and now mostly vacant public housing complex, the Lathrop Homes is where Talitha Jackson has for a decade felt most comfortable raising her four children, she said.
“This is the safest place to raise my...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 6:15 PM
The relatives of five people who were killed in a Baltimore house fire last year sued a landlord and the city housing authority in Circuit Court on Wednesday, claiming that failure to fix a faulty furnace or install smoke detectors led to the fatal blaze....
| Aug 2, 2013
| 5:55 PM
The following question is meant to be practical, not philosophical, and your answer is important.
Do you want unlimited government?
That would mean that government would effectively take responsibility for deciding and controlling all aspects of our...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 10:32 AM
The Housing Authority of Baltimore City has finally done the right thing in paying the remaining $6.8 million it owed in lead paint liability claims. Had the agency not worked so long to avoid its legal responsibility for the damages caused by past...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 8:04 AM
A Chicago man who objects to having to submit to drug testing as a condition of living in an apartment that he rents from the Chicago Housing Authority filed a lawsuit Thursday challenging the policy in federal court.
Joseph Peery, 58, has lived in the...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 11:39 AM
An off-duty Chicago police officer fatally shot a man on the Near West Side this morning in the third police-involved shooting since midnight and the fourth in the last 24 hours, police said.
The incident happened at 6:45 a.m. at a Chicago Housing...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 3:54 PM
Facing a flurry of lead paint lawsuits, a nonprofit company that provides affordable housing in Baltimore has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
City Homes Inc. and its subsidiaries, which operate more than 300 apartment units in what...
| Sep 22, 2013
Chicago has a history of obliterating its history. Significant buildings fall to the wrecking ball for parking lots, and entire swaths of the cityscape are bulldozed by economic forces like deindustrialization and gentrification, and political movements...