Yesterday, while President Barack Obama took some time to cast his ballot while in Chicago, Aia Cooper was lucky enough to be casting her ballot as well, right next to him.
Former Chicago Police Supt. Phil Cline (right) with former officer Jim Mullen in 2008. | Sun-Times file photo
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 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.
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.
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.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to wipe out the amusement tax exemption that has long benefited cable television companies will cost the average cable customer $2.40 more-a-month and $28.80 more-a-year,
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
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
President Barack Obama has cast his vote early on the South Side for the 2014 midterm elections.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is spending a rare unscheduled day in Chicago on Monday, with the only event on his public sked a $10,000-a-person fundraiser this evening to benefit the Democratic National Committee at the home of Barbara Goodman Manilow.
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
Eight years ago, a pre-election resignation paved the way for then-Mayor Richard M.
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