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  • Courts come down on Wrana shooter

    Courts come down on Wrana shooter
    John Wrana survived World War II and lived almost 96 years on this earth.
  • Judge orders release of suburban officer charged in death of man, 95

    Judge orders release of suburban officer charged in death of man, 95
    Carrying a shield, an unholstered Taser, a shotgun loaded with beanbag rounds and a drawn handgun, five Park Forest police officers entered the assisted-living apartment where a 95-year-old World War II veteran had holed up alone with a knife after...

    Voice of the People, Mar. 25

    The business way Bruce Rauner proclaims that he will run the state of Illinois like a successful business. To my way of thinking, that means that the CEO will enjoy a huge salary and benefits, and the people on the bottom will be paid minimum wage &#...

    Report: Cop shot at veteran John Wrana 5 times with beanbag rounds

    Report: Cop shot at veteran John Wrana 5 times with beanbag rounds
    The official Illinois State Police report on the death of 95-year-old John Wrana at the hands of Park Forest police in July remains unreleased, but I have just seen a copy. And what it says is both riveting and disturbing about the police killing of the...

    Former speaker of Illinois House W. Robert Blair II dies at 83

    Former speaker of Illinois House W. Robert Blair II dies at 83
    W. Robert Blair II, a two-term Illinois House speaker in the 1970s who was admired and maligned for his push to create the Regional Transportation Authority, has died at 83 after a long illness. Mr. Blair, who died Saturday, Jan. 18, was remembered by...