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In 1920, President Woodrow Wilson issued the first National Fire Prevention Day proclamation, which was established to memorialize the Great Chicago Fire. The fire started […]
So now a federal monitor will oversee all hiring at the Illinois Department of Transportation, with an eye toward warding off political patronage and favoritism. […]
THE WATCHDOGS: Chicago taxpayers have paid more than $6 million to private lawyers hired to fight three City Hall scandals that benefited family and friends […]
Just what Hammond and Gary needed was a deranged serial killer linked to both cities, at least seven dead bodies, and the national spotlight shining […]
It was a somber weekend for many in the East Dundee area as they gathered to say goodbye to “a wonderful man.” Bradley Meier, 53, of […]
Kudos to Malala Yousafzai, latest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. Yes! Education can change the world. I hope every American teenage dropout is paying […]
When I saw the news release about a Cook County Board hearing today to “look into mental health needs and services,” I was sort of […]
Sneed exclusive . . . Where’s Elmo? Sneed hears the Cook County Sheriff’s Office isn’t the only police agency suspended from receiving federal military surplus […]
Western donor nations that have given so much money to Palestinian causes are expressing hesitancy about funding the reconstruction of the Gaza Strip because they […]
20. Disabato: Tom Cappel out, then just as quickly might be back in, as boys hoops coach at Crete-Monee ... but will he return?
I’ve been made aware of some coaching firings and hirings through my career, but what happened at Crete-Monee the past three days is without equal. […]