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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

 
Outgoing city treasurer Stephanie Neely said she was "amused" that GOP gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner had tried to make her departure an issue in his campaign. | Sun-Times File Photo

Tearful city treasurer addresses aldermen for final time

Retiring City Treasurer Stephanie Neely dissolved into tears Tuesday as she took her eighth and final turn on the hot seat at City Council budget hearings.

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

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.

 
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