| Mar 10, 2013
Soft guitar music played quietly as four high school students moved their microphones into position, forming a tight quadrangle on the small stage. As they readied themselves to perform — junior Jada-Amina Harvey and sophomores Omari Ferrell, Ike...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 1:49 PM
WASHINGTON — With Hurricane Sandy threatening the East Coast, first lady Michelle Obama planned to spend tonight in her native Chicago, campaign Monday in Iowa and return to her hometown Monday night, an aide said.
The details of her plans while in...
| Oct 29, 2012
WASHINGTON — With Hurricane Sandy threatening the East Coast, first lady Michelle Obama planned to spend Sunday night in her native Chicago, campaign Monday in Iowa and return to her hometown Monday night, an aide said.
The details of her plans...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 8:41 AM
Election Day has arrived, and President Barack Obama has returned to Chicago for what he hopes will be a victory celebration tonight.
After watching the results come in, the president is expected to address supporters tonight at a McCormick Place rally....
| Nov 7, 2012
| 5:53 PM
President Obama's supporters are savoring his re-election Wednesday.
The president won another four years at the White House after he defeated Mitt Romney on Tuesday. Obama won at least 303 Electoral College votes; 33 more than was needed
| Nov 8, 2012
The elections did little to wipe away the deep challenges and frictions facing the nation, and if there was a morning-after metaphor that crystallized that reality it might have been this:
Chicago awoke Wednesday to a pair of economic jolts, one...
| Nov 8, 2012
For many in Chicago's Hyde Park and Kenwood neighborhoods, Wednesday was a day to celebrate.
There would be another time to worry about the fragile economy, the loss of jobs and the escalating violence in neighborhoods farther south.
Many had stayed...
| May 30, 2012
| 4:32 PM
"It really begs the question, 'What's the speaker up to?' And is he really serious about pension reform?" said (Illinois House Republican leader Tom) Cross, of Oswego....Tribune, today Sneed is told President Barack Obama wanted to spend a little time.......
| Mar 23, 2011
| 5:53 AM
A 68-year-old Kenwood neighborhood woman who lived alone and has no known relatives has been missing for several weeks, Chicago police said in issuing an alert for her.
Canesta Butler, of the 800 block of East Hyde Park Boulevard, has not been seen by...
| Mar 29, 2011
| 9:55 AM
The Chicago Department of Transportation is seeking input from South Side residents on how to improve public transit in the South Lakefront Corridor--the area spanning from 22nd Street to 95th Street east of the Dan Ryan Expressway.
CDOT is holding a...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 11:45 AM
Academy Award winner Jennifer Hudson headlined a campaign fundraiser for Mayor Rahm Emanuel, and today he returned the favor by joining the Chicago singer in opening a South Side Weight Watchers center that bears her name.
Emanuel appeared onstage with...