| Nov 13, 2012
| 6:42 AM
The misspending investigation involving Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. has expanded to include his wife Sandi.
The Wall Street Journal quotes two insiders as saying investigators are trying to determine whether Sandi Jackson was complicit in...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 10:43 AM
Amid questions concerning her Congressman husband's whereabouts, Alderman Sandi Jackson (7th Ward) says she is dealing with hard times by working for the residents of her ward -- yet she was not in attendance at today's City Council meeting.
| Jan 12, 2013
| 12:16 PM
Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy today called for tougher gun laws and reiterated his opposition to legalizing the concealed carry of handguns in Illinois.
“The answer to guns is not more guns,” McCarthy said during a panel...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 11:22 AM
Ald. Sandi Jackson today offered no guarantees that voters will get to see her husband Rep. Jesse Jackson before the Nov. 6 election.
"I hope that he will be able to" speak to constituents prior to the election), she said. "I know that he is anxious...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 5:32 PM
The gunshots that took Kendrec McDade’s life on March 24 have echoed throughout the year in Pasadena.
The Azusa teen was running down Sunset Avenue after allegedly serving as a lookout in a Northwest Pasadena car burglary when he neared two...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 12:25 AM
5 - 9 a.m. Bill Leff in for Jonathon Brandmeier
7:08 a.m. Andy Shaw of the Better Goverment Association analyzes the Jesse Jackson Jr. situation with Bill Leff.
9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Mike McConnell
9:35 a.m. Sometimes statistics are way off…...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 3:23 PM
2012 Essence Magazine Evening of Excellence
DC HS covers the 2012 Essence Magazine Evening of Excellence held during the 2012 Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s (CBCF) 42nd Annual Legislative Conference. This year, honorees were selected for...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 7:19 AM
Five years ago, the greatest trio in the history of gospel music – the Barrett Sisters – told me they had one last wish: That someone would make a documentary film about their lives and careers.
That film, a moving evocation of their...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 4:56 AM
WASHINGTON — Disgraced former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr., who pleaded guilty last week to misusing $750,000-plus in campaign money, is writing a memoir, two sources familiar with the project told the Tribune.
Jackson, 47, will be sentenced June...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 7:04 AM
SPRINGFIELD--Five Democrats filed candidacy petitions this morning to seek the top spot on the ballot in next month's special primary election for the seat formerly held by Jesse Jackson Jr.
Ald. Anthony Beale, 9th, was first in line, but all candidates...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 10:38 AM
Despite leaving office in shame and being convicted twice of felonies, former U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds wants his old job back.
Reynolds announced Wednesday he is running for the 2nd district congressional seat vacated by Jesse Jackson Jr.
| Feb 16, 2013
| 8:09 PM
Members of Jesse Jackson Jr.'s family said this morning they are struggling in the aftermath of Jackson being charged with misusing $750,000 in campaign funds.
"We felt the impact of this court," said Jonathan Jackson today outside the Rainbow PUSH...