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  • Court Halts Printing of Ballots Without Rahm Emanuel's Name

    Court Halts Printing of Ballots Without Rahm Emanuel's Name
    CHICAGO -- The Illinois Supreme Court has halted the Chicago board of elections from printing any mayoral ballots without Rahm Emanuel's name on them. The high court is still determining whether to consider an appeal filed by Emanuel after a state...
  • State Supreme Court gives Emanuel a reprieve

    State Supreme Court gives Emanuel a reprieve
    The Illinois Supreme Court granted a reprieve to Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday, keeping his name on the Chicago mayoral ballot temporarily as justices hurry to decide whether it should remain there permanently. About 300,000 ballots without Emanuel's name...
  • Ill. high court: Emanuel can run for Chicago mayor

    CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois' highest court put Rahm Emanuel back in the race for Chicago mayor Thursday, three days after a lower court threw the former White House chief of staff off the ballot because he had not lived in the city for a full year....
  • Friday, February 4, 2011

    5 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Greg Jarrett 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Mike McConnell 9:05 a.m. Mike McConnell's guest will dispute the new study that says red light camera saves lives. 11:05 a.m. Mike McConnell explores one of the most important issues in the mayoral...
  • Wednesday, February 9, 2011

    5 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Greg Jarrett 6:09 a.m. Greg gets a live update from Egypt. 7:21 a.m. Professor Paul Green stops by for his weekly political tutorial. He'll talk about the controversy surrounding Rahm Emmanuel's 'city works' tv ad as well as...
  • Coming storm evokes memories of '67 blizzard

    Coming storm evokes memories of '67 blizzard
    The snowstorm predicted for the Chicago area this week has revived memories of the record blizzard that paralyzed the region 44 years ago. Over the course of 35 hours on Jan. 26 and 27, 1967, 23 inches of snow fell on Chicago, clogging streets,...
  • Blizzard Blog: ComEd to restore power by mid-day

    Blizzard Blog: ComEd to restore power by mid-day
    As of 6 a.m. today, about 5,800 ComEd customers were still without power, according to a company news release. Of those, 5,000 were in Chicago.s The company expects all power to be restored by mid-day today. Officials late Wednesday night said crews...
  • Blizzard of 2011: 3rd snowiest

    Blizzard of 2011: 3rd snowiest
    The snowstorm that battered the area looks to be the 3rd biggest on record in Chicago. As of noon 20.2 inches of snow was recorded at O'Hare International Airport, putting the storm ahead of the infamous storm of January 1979 that left 18.8 inches and...
  • Sanchez gets 2½ years, still denies wrongdoing

    Al Sanchez, the former commissioner of Chicago’s Streets and Sanitation Department, was sentenced to 2½ years in prison today for rigging city hiring as part of a political patronage scheme. Sanchez continued to deny wrongdoing before U.S....
  • Army & Lou's, one of the last soul-food icons, closes

    Army & Lou's, one of the last soul-food icons, closes
    Since 1945, when William and Luvilla Armstrong opened Army & Lou’s on East 75th Street, the home-style eatery has catered to luminaries and regular folk alike in a way that made it more than just a soul food restaurant. It became known around the...
  • Living by 'The Chicago Code' on Fox

    In the 1987 movie "The Untouchables," a tale about Chicago crime, cops and corruption penned by Windy City-born playwright David Mamet, a Canadian Mountie involved in a violent liquor raid says to Al Capone foe Eliot Ness, "I do not approve of your...
  • Madigan sues to block Burge pension

    Madigan sues to block Burge pension
    Attorney General Lisa Madigan sued today to block disgraced former Chicago police Cmdr. Jon Burge from collecting a pension because of his felony conviction. Just days after Burge was sentenced last month for lying about the torture and abuse of criminal...