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  • Former DuPage board chairman ends state treasurer bid

    Former DuPage board chairman ends state treasurer bid
    Former DuPage County Board Chairman Bob Schillerstrom ended his exploratory bid for state treasurer Thursday and said he is endorsing outgoing House Republican leader Tom Cross for the post. Schillerstrom, who ended a run for the 2010 Republican...
  • Chicago moves to enclose piles of petroleum coke

    Chicago moves to enclose piles of petroleum coke
    If companies want to continue storing giant mounds of petroleum coke on Chicago's Southeast Side, they soon will have to start doing so indoors. Responding to months of public outrage about black dust clouds swirling off uncovered piles along the...
  • Emanuel signals crackdown on piles of refinery waste

    Emanuel signals crackdown on piles of refinery waste
    With more dusty petroleum coke piling up on the Southeast Side, Mayor Rahm Emanuel suggested Tuesday that the city might require the black mountains of refinery waste to be enclosed for the first time. In an email response to questions from the Tribune,...
  • Banks reap benefits from donating foreclosed homes

    Banks reap benefits from donating foreclosed homes
    In the historic Golden Dome field house in Garfield Park, bank executives and charity leaders gathered in August to trade hugs and self-congratulatory speeches. Nonprofit groups on the West Side were helping restore communities by renovating homes...
  • Daley decision shakes up governor race

     Daley decision shakes up governor race
    Democrat Bill Daley's decision to quit the governor's race provided a measure of clarity Tuesday for both political parties heading into the 2014 elections. Democrats get a measure of unity, no longer having to worry about significant primary contests...
  • Rutherford allegation tab at $27,000

    Rutherford allegation tab at $27,000
    The allegations that Treasurer Dan Rutherford sexually harassed and politically pressured a former employee will cost taxpayers at least $27,000 in legal and investigative fees, and that figure is expected to grow. The largest cost so far is an $18,122....
  • Neiman Marcus and Target breaches result in probes and lawsuits

    Officials, banks and consumers all want a piece of Target and Neiman Marcus, filing lawsuits and launching investigations against the two retailers after they reported data breaches. A letter from Sens. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) and Jay Rockefeller (D-W....
  • Lawmakers approve gay marriage in Illinois

    Lawmakers approve gay marriage in Illinois
    Lawmakers approved gay marriage Tuesday in a historic vote that saw supporters overcome cultural, racial and geographic divides and put Illinois in line with a growing number of states that have extended the right to wed to same-sex couples. After...
  • Lisa Madigan: Identity thieves targeting children in Illinois

    Lisa Madigan: Identity thieves targeting children in Illinois
    WASHINGTON — Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan plans to appear before Congress on Wednesday to declare that identity theft is a major problem in the state, with some culprits targeting children because of their clean credit histories. Since...
  • Quinn seeks statewide petcoke restrictions

    Quinn seeks statewide petcoke restrictions
    Gov. Pat Quinn on Monday moved to require companies that store petroleum coke in Illinois to fully enclose the refinery byproduct and take more aggressive measures to tamp down lung-damaging dust.  Mirroring rules that Mayor Rahm Emanuel proposed last...
  • Year of surprises leaves soothsayers grasping for soothiness

     
    Print column, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013 The most surprising news event of 2013 was the botched rollout of HealthCare.gov, the Web portal to Obamacare. Yes, I'm sure the partisans who have long derided President Barack Obama for the lack of......
  • Prosecutors to seek up to 7 years in prison for Blagojevich fundraiser

    Prosecutors to seek up to 7 years in prison for Blagojevich fundraiser
    The fraud schemes of an influential Chicago businessman who figured in the downfall of former Gov. Rod Blagojevich demonstrates a pay-to-play mentality that should be punished by up to 7 years in prison, prosecutors said today in a court filing. A major...