Sneed has learned rich man Rauner spent $100,000 on an extra parking space and storage space at 340 E. Randolph St., where he owns a $4 million penthouse and a $1.2 million condo purchased in 2008 — which already include three parking spots.
Sen. Mark Kirk R-Ill. claimed on Thursday that 429 children have been sent to Chicago, in the custody of the Department of Health and Human Services, after arriving from Central America, part of the surge of unaccompanied young illegal immigrants massing at the U.S. southern border.
WASHINGTON — Outlines of a possible compromise that would more quickly deport minors arriving from Central America emerged Thursday as part of President Barack Obama's $3.7 billion emergency border request to address the immigration crisis on the U.S. border with Mexico.
On Thursday, U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., speaks at a news conference in Washington, DC to discuss the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act. | Getty Images
WASHINGTON — Most of the Veterans Affairs scandal impacts the living — vets who faced long waits for appointments while staffers cooked the books. On Thursday, lawmakers, including Rep.
Gerry Allen, a resident of North Lawndale on Chicago’s West Side, suffered for years with unmanaged diabetes. But, thanks to an expanded community health initiative launched in April 2012 between a local hospital and an insurance provider, he did something he thought he’d never do.
With the recent deaths of Alan Dixon and Howard Baker Natasha Korecki, Neil Steinberg, Mark Brown and Dave McKinney take a look at what made the "good old days" more bipartisan than the polarization of today's politics.
Calumet Township Supervisor and state Rep. Robert Rita (D-Blue Island) File Photo. | Phil Kadner~Sun-Times Media
In an effort to improve the quality of life of senior citizens, three suburbs have formed an intergovernmental agreement with Calumet Township to form an Adult Protective Services Program. The three suburbs, all within Calumet Township, are Blue Island, Calumet Park and Riverdale. According to the agreement, the program is designed to established a “professional uniformed response for at-risk and high-risk senior citizens.”
A new charter school won’t open as planned next month in a South Side building owned by a politically connected pastor’s church because of a federal investigation involving charter operator Concept Schools, a consultant for the project said Thursday.
The quarter-acre lot on South Troy Street in Little Village, once abandoned, is starting to thrive as a community garden. That means a lot to the residents. It took the Little Village Environmental Justice Organization so long to secure the former industrial site as a community garden that its members cannot remember when they started lobbying the city for it.
A state judge says Florida’s Legislature illegally drew the state’s congressional districts and has ordered them redrawn.
Imagine you are the adult child of Susan. She’s just been discharged from her fourth hospital stay in six months and you’re at a loss as to how to prevent the fifth.
Laura Foxgrover leaves court Wednesday after testifying in a case regarding the Park Grill in Millennium Park. File Photo. | Richard A. Chapman/Sun-Times
Laura Foxgrover, a Chicago Park District official who oversaw concessions, testified Thursday that "I never put it in writing that I was having a baby with Matthew O'Malley," who was then negotiating the biggest concession deal in park district history, the Park Grill restaurant’s 30-year lease at Millennium Park.
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