Sat04192014

Mayor Emanuel names Sandi Jackson's successor to council

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    Pictured: Sandi Jackson’s former chief of staff holds up a cell phone Jan. 15, 2013 as the former alderman speaks to a small gathering to constituents and supporters at Jackson’s ward office on her last day on the job.

    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has named a former Illinois Department of Transportation worker to replace Sandi Jackson on the City

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    Early voting begins in 2nd Dist. race

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      Early voting begins Monday in the race to replace former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr.

      The Illinois Board of Elections says early voting for the 2nd Congressional District will take place at designated areas through Saturday, Feb. 23. The primary for the April 9 special election will be held Feb. 26.

      The candidates include former state Rep. Robin

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      2 in custody in connection to Chicago teen's death 


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      2 charged in slaying of Chicago teen

        2 charged in slaying of Chicago teen

        Chicago police say the two men accused of killing a 15-year-old honor student mistook her and her friends for rival gang members who'd shot one of the men over the summer.

        Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy, pictured, says murder charges were filed Monday against 18-year-old Michael Ward and 20-year-old Kenneth Williams.

        Both are accused in the

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        Obama to Chicago this week

        Obama to Chicago this week

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