Also, more than 1,000 people turned out for Kenneka Jenkins’s funeral.
Also, one state legislator is getting death threats after proposing a state holiday in honor of former President Obama.
Also, El Chapo’s son’s bodyguard has been extradited to Chicago.
Also, a lot of Illinois elected officials are skipping the Trump inauguration.
Gutierrez plans to boycott Trump’s inauguration and fight any efforts at mass deportation.
Also, Ed “Fast Eddie” Vrdolyak is indicted for allegedly not paying income taxes on money he earned from brokering tobacco settlements.
Also, Lincoln Park alderman Michele Smith is getting increasingly concerned about Airbnb.
It took Illinois house candidate Theresa Mah to bring Luis Gutierrez and Jesus Garcia back together.
Mayor Emanuel officially launches his campaign for a second term.
In the wake of Eric Cantor’s election loss, Democratic Congressman Mike Quigley swears that not all Republicans are crazy right-wingers.
A new poll is the latest sign that Mayor Emanuel could be in trouble.
Dick Mell was always good copy—in the Reader.
A 1982 Springfield rally in support of the ERA, and what it says about the current state of the Republican Party
Council meeting? What City Council meeting? Chicago aldermen and Mayor Daley bask in the afterglow of Barack Obama’s election.
The Sun-Times accuses lame duck Jerry Weller, who’s missed 285 votes this session, of slacking off. But is that a lot of votes to miss?