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  • Love and HIV: Couples forge relationships despite challenges

    Love and HIV: Couples forge relationships despite challenges
    Kathy Jacobs-McLoyd didn't expect to fall in love with someone with HIV. But when the man she had recently spent time volunteering with in Kenya sent her a six-page love letter, she opened up to the possibilities. "One day early on, I turned to look at...
  • City aldermen set hearings on lax enforcement of anti-idling laws

    City aldermen set hearings on lax enforcement of anti-idling laws
    Two Chicago aldermen are demanding to know why police and other city officials largely are ignoring laws that ban excessive idling by diesel buses and trucks. In response to a Tribune investigation, Ald. Edward Burke, 14th, and Virginia Rugai, 19th,...
  • Owe City Hall? Chicago may take it out of state tax refund

    Owe City Hall? Chicago may take it out of state tax refund
    Illinois residents who owe money to Chicago City Hall could find a hold placed on their state income tax refunds under a measure endorsed today by the City Council Budget Committee. The city hopes to collect between $8 million and $20 million in unpaid...
  • Former Mayor Richard Daley talks life after leaving office

    Former Mayor Richard Daley talks life after leaving office
    Former Mayor Daley says he knew he would not run for another term nearly a year before his last day in office in May. When Daley made the announcement in September 2010, it came as a surprise to even some of his close associates and set off a scramble of...
  • Chicago's 'hall of shame'

    Chicago's 'hall of shame'
    The indictment Thursday of William Beavers adds a new name to a long list: Chicago politicians charged with crimes. Beavers, a Cook County commissioner, is accused of tax evasion and other offenses from January 2006 to about April 2011. For part of that...
  • Figuring out what's different about this National Jazz Museum proposal for Chicago

    Figuring out what's different about this National Jazz Museum proposal for Chicago
    Nearly 20 years ago, I had the pleasure of covering a remarkable movement in Chicago: a campaign to build a National Jazz Museum here. The idea was to create an institution – and an edifice – that would become a jazz nexus in a city...
  • Emanuel spends scofflaw cash on cops, kids

    Emanuel spends scofflaw cash on cops, kids
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel today said he'll use an expected haul of $8.5 million from “deadbeats and cheaters” who owe City Hall money to pay for more police and summer programs for children. Chicago has collected $5.2 million in outstanding debt...
  • Obama: Chicago can still handle NATO summit

    Obama: Chicago can still handle NATO summit
    President Barack Obama today said he was confident in Chicago's ability to host a gathering of world leaders and played down the notion that security concerns had anything to do with the decision to move the May G-8 meeting from Chicago to Camp David. In...
  • Emanuel glosses over Chicago's G-8 loss

    Emanuel glosses over Chicago's G-8 loss
    — Mayor Rahm Emanuel offered little insight Wednesday into why President Barack Obama pulled the May G-8 summit from Chicago and declined to say if he knew his former boss had for some time been considering moving the meeting to Camp David....
  • Chicago area has most corruption convictions in nation, UIC study says

    Chicago area has most corruption convictions in nation, UIC study says
    The Chicago area logged the most public corruption convictions of any federal jurisdiction in the United States during the past 36 years, according to a report released today by the University of Illinois at Chicago. Federal prosecutors secured a total...
  • City Council committee advances Emanuel's controversial trust plan

    City Council committee advances Emanuel's controversial trust plan
    A Chicago City Council committee today recommended approval of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s controversial expansion of public-private partnerships on major construction projects, setting the stage for a Wednesday vote by all 50 aldermen. The Finance...
  • Protest targets death of man arrested by North Chicago police

    Protest targets death of man arrested by North Chicago police
    About 300 people took to the streets in North Chicago Saturday in a march to demand justice for Darrin Hanna, a local man who died after police punched, tackled and Tasered him during an arrest. A day after the U.S. Justice Department said it is...