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A red light camera at an intersection in Chicago. | Stacy Thacker/AP

Fioretti tries to put heat on Emanuel over short yellow lights

 
Former Chicago Police Supt. Phil Cline (right) with former officer Jim Mullen in 2008. | Sun-Times file photo

Police Memorial Foundation raises $1M to buy vests for officers

Cop shop: Watch for Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy to be handed $1 million Tuesday to buy 2,000 bulletproof vests for Chicago’s finest. “One bullet can change the life of a Chicago Police officer,” said former Chicago Police Supt. Phil Cline, the executive director of the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation. He will present the gift to McCarthy.

Wall Street lacks diversity

Wall Street may lead America in financial rewards, but it is a laggard when it comes to diversity. The lack of diversity among its CEOs and managing partners is notorious.

A red light camera at an intersection in Chicago. | Stacy Thacker/AP

Fioretti tries to put heat on Emanuel over short yellow lights

Mayoral challenger Bob Fioretti is urging his supporters to sign petitions demanding that Mayor Rahm Emanuel “restore the public trust by refunding” $7.7 million in fines generated by red-light cameras after the timing of yellow lights was reduced from 3 seconds to 2.9 seconds.

CPS to sell headquarters for $28 million

As employees began moving out Monday, Chicago Public Schools confirmed it has found a buyer for its headquarters at 125 S. Clark Street in a $28 million deal expected to be approved by the Board of Education on Wednesday.

Gov. Pat Quinn (center) and U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill. (second from right) watch as President Barack Obama delivers doughnuts and pastries to Democratic campaign volunteers on Monday in Chicago. | Evan Vucci/AP

Obama votes early, campaigns for Quinn

President Barack Obama took advantage of early voting on Monday morning, casting his ballot in what has become one of the most contentious governor’s races in recent memory.

President Obama votes at the Matin Luther King Jr. Community Center on Monday morning. | Brian Slodysko / Sun-Times

Obama casts his vote early in Chicago

President Barack Obama has cast his vote early  on the South Side for the 2014 midterm elections.

Chicago city treasurer Stephanie Neely, shown taking the oath of office in 2011, has resigned, which allowed Mayor Rahm Emanuel to appoint Kurt Summers as her replacement. Neely was appointed in 2006 after her predecessor, Judy Rice, also resigned, allowing Neely to be appointed by then-Mayor Richard M. Daley. | Sun-Times library

Neely's pre-election resignation deja vu of how she got her start

Eight years ago, a pre-election resignation paved the way for then-Mayor Richard M.

 
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