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James Meeks

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  • Protest at Riverdale shop calls for stricter gun laws

    They came Saturday carrying photographs of their sons and daughters who were murdered with guns. Some wore the children's pictures on T-shirts or lapel buttons. Rev. Jesse Jackson led them, almost 200 people in south suburban Riverdale, with rhetorical...
  • Impeached Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich has been removed from office

    Sweeping aside six years of scandal and crippling political infighting with a historic impeachment vote, the state Senate on Thursday ousted one governor for abusing his power and anointed another who built his political career around having no power at...
  • Senate votes unanimously

    SPRINGFIELD — Sweeping aside six years of scandal and crippling political infighting with a historic impeachment vote, the state Senate on Thursday ousted one governor for abusing his power and anointed another who built his political career...
  • Awkwardness to prevail when Rod Blagojevich swears in members of Senate

    SPRINGFIELD — The bright hopes for a new political beginning that often accompany the inauguration of an Illinois legislature will be overshadowed by awkwardness Wednesday when Gov. Rod Blagojevich oversees the swearing-in of a Senate that will...
  • BISHOP JEFFREY LEE: Episcopal leader embraces reality

    BISHOP JEFFREY LEE: Episcopal leader embraces reality
    Rev. Jeffrey Lee felt the pull of the pulpit even before he was an Episcopalian. His Lutheran pastor urged him from an early age to consider a clerical career. Lee moved a little closer when he entered a darkened Episcopal sanctuary as a teenager,...
  • Jackson eclipsed in the age of Obama

    Jackson eclipsed in the age  of Obama
    In this periodic series, the Tribune examines the nation’s enduring struggles over race. For most of Jesse Jackson's life, his trademark declaration — "I am somebody!" — has been self-evident. But not so much anymore. The rise of...
  • FBI Sets Up Command Center At Burr Oak

    FBI Sets Up Command Center At Burr Oak
    (WGN-AM)- FBI officials said today that they held out little hope of identifying the remains of all of the bodies found at Burr Oak Cemetery as they began the arduous process of tracking down desecrated graves this morning. The FBI set up a mobile...
  • Obama on Giannoulias: 'You can trust him'

     
    (Cross posted from Clout Street) by John Byrne and Rick Pearson President Barack Obama today told Democratic campaign donors that U.S. Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias is running "for all the right reasons." "He's not doing this to help lobbyists. He's....
  • Southbury man arrested in parking spot dispute

          TRUMBULL, Conn. (AP) - A Southbury man is facing criminal mischief charges, accused of slashing the tires of a car whose driver beat him to a parking space at the Westfield Trumbull mall.       Forty-seven-year-old James Meeks was arrested Friday...
  • GML Recaps and Wraps Up The Week

    The weekly rewind on GML. Are shootings impossible to eliminate? Everyday we hear about guns blazing, but why does it have to be in the same neighborhoods everyday? 20-month-old Cynia Cole was shot and killed in an alleged mistaken identity situation. A...
  • R. Kelly arrested on 21 porn charges

    Grammy Award-winning musician R. Kelly was arrested at his home near Orlando Wednesday following the return of a 21-count indictment in Chicago charging the R&B artist with child pornography stemming from a tape in which he allegedly has sexual...
  • Kelly posts bail in Florida

    After spending a night in a Florida jail, R&B musician R. Kelly regained his freedom Thursday afternoon, posting the required 10 percent of a $750,000 bond in connection with child pornography charges brought by Chicago authorities. The 35-year-old...