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  • Chicago Democrats a protected species on the national stage

    Chicago Democrats a protected species on the national stage
    Prominent Chicago Democrats have had an easy time with the national media for decades — as easy as shaking a ring of keys to distract an anxious child in church. Former Mayor Richard M. Daley rode a bicycle in photo ops and put a few plants on the...
  • Let's treat gun safety as a public health issue

    Quick, are you more likely to die by a bullet or in a car crash? Common sense would seem to suggest the latter. Cars are everywhere. We are an auto-obsessed nation. To be American is to drive -- everywhere. Teenagers itch to get behind the wheel, and the...
  • Commentary: Ending homelessness requires a multipronged approach

    I have been a Costa Mesa resident for eight years. My wife and I purchased a home here because we fell in love with Costa Mesa's character. Maintaining and building this character are central to the message of my campaign for City Council, and it is...
  • Mayor, law enforcement meet privately with residents and community leaders over violence

    Mayor, law enforcement meet privately with residents and community leaders over violence
    On the heels of another bloody weekend in Chicago, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and top local and federal law enforcement officials met privately Monday with about 40 community leaders on what needs to be done to reduce the violence. Participants later said...
  • Pregnant woman strangled, boyfriend beheaded in Craigslist sex meeting

    When Michigan police found the body of a 25-year-old man in a park last week, they had a macabre mystery on their hands. The man's name was Charles Gerard Oppenneer, and investigators think he was killed by an injury to his head. The problem is they...
  • Christie Visits Greenwich To Stump For State GOP And Foley

    Christie Visits Greenwich To Stump For State GOP And Foley
    GREENWICH — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie swooped into one of the richest neighborhoods in this upscale town Monday to raise as much as $10,000 per person for the state Republican Party and boost the gubernatorial chances of business executive...
  • Felony gun charges dropped in FBI home-search case

    Felony gun charges dropped in FBI home-search case
    Cook County prosecutors on Thursday dropped felony gun charges against a Chicago man amid questions about whether the FBI had improperly teamed up with probation officers to search his home. The case of Orangelo Payne was spotlighted in a Tribune...
  • Residents brace for another violent weekend

     Residents brace for another violent weekend
    Linda Hayes has no plans to venture outside her West Englewood home this weekend, even with a favorable weather report and invitations to several gatherings. Instead, she intends to spend the next 72 hours inside her home, a hostage to the gun...
  • Illinois must let its citizens exercise their Second Amendment rights

    Why must Illinois continue to be the laughingstock of the nation? Why must we continue to waste our tax dollars on lawsuits that are bound to fail? Concealed carry passed because gun control politicians could not explain away how a state with hundreds...
  • Behold, the drunk uncle-ization of America

    Behold, the drunk uncle-ization of America
    Got a busload of immigrant children? We'll scream at 'em. Got a problem with gun violence? We'll flaunt our assault rifles in the aisles of Target. Worried about the environment? Too bad, sucker, we're busy customizing our pickup trucks with...
  • City violence resembles actual war zones

    Innocent people, including young children, with few options on where they can afford to live, are being slaughtered in Chicago on a daily basis for no reason. This level of violence ranks right up there with cities in actual war zones throughout the...