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  • Chicago high-rise shooting victim remains critical

    CHICAGO (AP) — A technology company CEO who police say was shot and wounded by a demoted coworker in downtown Chicago high-rise building remained in critical condition Friday, hospital officials said. Northwestern Memorial Hospital provided a statement from Steven LaVoie's family. LaVoie was...

  • Michelle Obama's mom said she didn't want to 'raise any kid of yours!'

    She is now considered the Grandma-in-Chief, but first lady Michelle Obama's mother, Marian Shields Robinson, once told her daughter that after raising two kids herself, "don't expect me to raise any kid of yours!" according to a rare analysis of her White House role.

  • Democrats have no problem with people cutting them the 'biggest, fattest checks,' they just hate not being able to attack GOP donors by name

    First lady Michelle Obama called on donors Thursday evening to cut the "biggest, fattest" checks to the Democratic Party, warning that a failure to assist financially in the upcoming midterm elections could result in the death of "Hope and Change."

  • Ohio AG suing Chicago mortgage rescue business

    DeWine SANDUSKY, Ohio (Legal Newsline) – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced a lawsuit on Wednesday against a Chicago-based mortgage rescue business that allegedly took money from consumers and made false promises about its ability to rescue homeowners from foreclosure. Credence...

  • The truth about violence in Chicago

    Judged as a whole, Chicago is doing a lot of things right. Judged by the plight of its least fortunate, that's not nearly enough.

  • Eric Holder's race card has become a Joker

    It may be too soon to label it a trend and there is insufficient data to confirm it, but President Obama and his party may be losing their iron grip on their most loyal and enthusiastic voting bloc: African-Americans.

  • Dollars for Obama library roll in from NY, Chicago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The first major donations to President Barack Obama's presidential library are rolling in from New York and Chicago, two cities that are competing vigorously to host the future library. Since launching in February, the Barack Obama Foundation has raised at least $850,000 from...

  • Chicago police to make misconduct files public

    CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police misconduct investigation files will be made available to the public, after city attorneys decided not to continue fighting litigation pursuing their release, Mayor Rahm Emanuel's office said Sunday. The city previously had a long-standing policy of treating police...

  • Chicago taxpayers paying for millions in 'free' trash pickup

    Thousands of nonprofit groups and small apartment buildings have been getting free city garbage service for the past decade when they shouldn't have been, according to a new Chicago inspector general's report and reporting by the Chicago Sun-Times.

  • Chicago forestry crews trimming more trees in 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) — The city of Chicago is announcing plans to trim 15,000 more trees this year than in 2013. Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Department of Streets and Sanitation made the announcement this week. Emanuel says the proper maintenance of the city's estimated 580,000 parkway trees is a...

  • Chicago: A town that won't let you down?

    Frank Sinatra's song about Chicago, "My Kind of Town," "the town that won't let you down," seems dated in light of last weekend's shooting spree that left 16 dead and dozens wounded in 53 separate incidents.

  • A thought piece on Dick Cheney from the philosopher Michael Bay

    "Transformers: Age of Extinction" has a villain who will remind viewers of a certain vice president back in the news: Dick Cheney.

  • Book: Oprah Winfrey calls Michelle Obama 'tiresome,' prefers Hillary Clinton

    The lovey-dovey public relationship between Oprah Winfrey and the President and Michelle Obama is a mirage, according to a new book that says first lady badgers the TV giant for favors and makes the fellow Chicagoan feel “jumpy.”



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