| Mar 27, 2012
| 8:09 PM
Lawyers in a Chicago police torture case want a federal judge to force former MayorRichard M. Daleyto sit for questioning about his knowledge of suspects interrogated by detectives commanded by Jon Burge.
A motion filed Tuesday by lawyers for Michael...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 2:42 PM
Connecticut now has it’s own standards for deciding whether to detain undocumented immigrants for possible deportation, and it’s a policy that could set up direct conflicts with some unhappy federal bureaucrats.
Immigration advocates are...
| Mar 30, 2012
The primary election is Tuesday, and the attempt by Gov. Martin O'Malley and state Democratic leaders to defeat Roscoe Bartlett in the 6th District is the most interesting issue of this election.
As required following a national Census, congressional...
| Apr 15, 2012
Question: I'm a board director who's not happy with the way our association has been operating. I'm not part of the "majority," so there is little I can do to ensure laws are followed and owners are not mistreated. The manager instructs directors not to...
| Apr 15, 2012
Actor Harrison Ford has listed his compound in Brentwood for $8.295 million.
The Colonial Revival-style house, designed by Gerard Colcord and built in 1951, is set off the street at the end of a long gated driveway. On more than three-quarters of an acre...
| Dec 25, 2011
| 6:53 PM
Monday is the official Christmas holiday for many public agencies and businesses. The following public services will be affected:
Government offices: Federal, state, county and city offices will be closed.
Postal Service: There will be no regular...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 3:24 PM
Cook County Public Guardian Robert Harris is sharply criticizing the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services after a 4-year-old boy was beaten to death.
"Untill a child dies, it doesn't seem to get much attention," Harris said....
| Dec 29, 2011
On January 1, 2012, more than 200 new laws, covering everything from local library boards to murder, will go into effect.
Chicago Tribune political reporter Rick Pearson says some that might impact you the most include:
- Toll hike
| Dec 30, 2011
| 11:07 AM
An off-duty police officer was shot and killed Thursday night during a robbery at a West Side convenience store where he worked as a security guard, officials said.
Two men walked into the M & M Quick Foods in the 1200 block of North Austin Boulevard...
| Jan 1, 2012
| 3:59 AM
Chicago police shot and killed a man in the Marquette Park neighborhood after chasing him down an alley and into a gangway about 12:10 a.m. Sunday, according to officials.
Chicago Lawn District officers heard gunfire in the vicinity of 72nd Street and...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 4:50 AM
A gunman got out of a vehicle and opened fire, fatally striking a 34-year-old man Monday afternoon in the South Shore neighborhood, Chicago police said.
The victim was identified this morning by the Cook County medical examiner's office as Willie...