22 Jun 2011

Emanuel says he’s ‘not focused’ on Burke’s bodyguards

Mayor Rahm Emanuel said today he’s not focusing on the size of Ald. Edward Burke’s bodyguard detail, which he suggested during the mayoral campaign would need to be cut in the spirit of shared sacrifice.

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22 Jun 2011

Emanuel to seek help to pay NATO meeting security costs

Mayor Rahm Emanuel today said that hosting meetings of NATO and the G-8 will be a great opportunity for Chicago to showcase itself to the world.

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22 Jun 2011

Sketch of Gurnee Mills robbery suspect released

Gurnee police are searching for a woman who they say bit, punched and used a razor blade to rob a Lindenhurst woman in the parking lot of Gurnee Mills mall.

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22 Jun 2011

Al Capone’s handgun sells for $110,000 at auction

A handgun once owned by gangster Al Capone sold for nearly $110,000 Wednesday at an auction in London.

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22 Jun 2011

Missing student’s family asks for anonymous tips

The mother of an Indiana University student who vanished more than two weeks ago says the family has set up a post office box for anonymous tips.

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22 Jun 2011

Priest pleads not guilty to aiding jailed mobster

A Roman Catholic priest pleaded not guilty today to federal charges he tried to help Outfit hit man Frank Calabrese Sr. spirit a family violin away from the federal government after it had seized the imprisoned mobster’s possessions.

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22 Jun 2011

Illinois Senate won’t vote on limiting state worker unionizing

SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Senate won’t vote today on a measure pushed by Gov. Pat Quinn to limit collective bargaining rights for thousands of state workers.

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22 Jun 2011

Chicago aldermen balk at drug testing for city employees

Hearing cancelled after ACLU sends letterChicago aldermen are balking at a proposal to impose random drug tests on all city employees as the American Civil Liberties Union raises questions about whether it would survive a court challenge.

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