| Dec 2, 2013
| 9:54 AM
WASHINGTON — Chicago attorney Vickie Pasley, who was treasurer of Jesse Jackson Jr.'s campaign committee, has been fined $7,150 by the Federal Election Commission, newly released documents show.
The fine, made public Friday, stems from the Jackson...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 1:41 PM
A Florida woman who became a cause celebre for civil-rights activists after she received a 20-year prison sentence for firing a warning shot has been released on house arrest this week as she awaits another trial.
Marissa Alexander's supporters said...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 9:00 AM
If you are among America’s well-to-do, you may have noticed that the airline industry has been rolling out the red carpet for you lately.
For good reason. The number of affluent travelers has risen in the last few years, according to a report by...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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| Nov 21, 2013
Two Chicago legends, Ernie Banks and Oprah Winfrey, were honored Wednesday by another, Barack Obama, when he awarded them the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the country's highest civilian honor.
Banks, 82, a bald and bespectacled Hall of Famer still...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 3:20 PM
WASHINGTON President Barack Obama awarded the nation's highest civilian honor Wednesday to 16 Americans, including former President Bill Clinton and iconic talk show host Oprah Winfrey, in a star-studded and often poignant celebration at the White House....
| Nov 4, 2013
| 12:12 PM
WASHINGTON—Just before entering prison, former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. paid $200,000 toward a $750,000 forfeiture he owes the government, a court filing today said.
Jackson, 48, now in a federal prison camp in Butner, N.C., gave a check for $200,...
| Nov 15, 2013
You'll be forgiven if you just aren't that into reliving the 2012 presidential election. As for looking toward the election coming up — in sooner-than-it-sounds 2016 — well, for some voters it's just a lot too early to be forced to think about...
| Nov 7, 2013
Letters to the editor for the Nov. 7 TribLocal print edition from Glencoe, Northbrook and Arlington Heights residents.
A man who exhibits mental illness, commits a victimless crime attributed to that illness, seeks treatment and...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 9:00 AM
If your DVR still holds the complete recording of last December's benefit concert at Madison Square Garden for Hurricane Sandy victims, the new film "12-12-12" is no reason to hit the delete button yet. Directors Amir Bar-Lev and Charlie Lightening put...
| Nov 10, 2013
The Rev. Al Sharpton rode down West Washington Street on Thursday night in the back seat of a shiny black Navigator SUV, with a hired driver at the wheel and his dutiful assistant in the front passenger seat scrambling to stay on top of the activist's...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 4:32 PM
This unfolding story of Jesse Jackson Jr.'s surprise early entry into federal prison suggests not just a canny calculation on his part -- the sooner this gets started the sooner it's over -- but a "nuts to you!" gesture to......