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NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Parents of children slain in the Connecticut school massacre held photos of their sons and daughters, cried, hugged and spoke in quavering voices as they called for a national dialogue to help prevent similar tragedies. "I do...
CHICAGO (AP) — There are many theories about what has caused a recent spike in Chicago's homicide rate, including a splintering of established gangs, the warm winter and high unemployment in neighborhoods that seem a world away from the city's...
Tags: Garry McCarthy, Murder, Rahm Emanuel
Conservative talk show host and author Glenn Beck will be in Berrien County next month. Beck will speak to members of the Economic Club of Southwestern Michigan two weeks from today. The speech will be held in the Mendel Center for Arts and Technology...
CHICAGO (AP) — A sense of order and decorum prevails at Noble Street College Prep as students move quickly through a hallway adorned with banners from dozens of colleges. Everyone wears a school polo shirt neatly tucked into khaki trousers. There'...
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago saw something this week it hasn't seen in nearly a year: An entire 24-hour period where there was not a single shooting or murder. Police say the period of quiet happened Wednesday. In recent months, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and...
Tags: Shootings, Garry McCarthy, Rahm Emanuel
EAST CHICAGO, Ind. (AP) — The mayor of a northwestern Indiana city says he was threatened by a man who pointed a gun at him from an alley during his nightly walk. East Chicago Mayor Anthony Copeland says he hurt his shoulder when he took cover...
CHICAGO (AP) — A former Chicago police commander imprisoned for lying about the torture of suspects decades ago is still costing the cash-strapped city money. That's because Chicago is defending itself and former police Lt. Jon Burge against...
Tags: Chicago Sun-Times, Jon Burge, Rahm Emanuel
Chicago is setting out to become a national leader in making crime statistics available to the public. Starting Wednesday, a database of millions of incidents back to 2001 will be posted online. Officials say it's intended to be a searchable, daily...
Tags: Crimes, Rahm Emanuel
SOUTH BEND – Even before the current petition scandal, longtime Democratic Party Chairman Owen "Butch" Morgan's grip on the levers of power in county politics already had begun to slip. In May of 2010, John Botich, his choice to replace outgoing...
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Richard Daley says, overall, the city responded well to this week's blizzard and defended the decision to close the Lake Shore Drive. Daley told a Thursday news conference that emergency officials "appropriately"...
Tags: Snow Storms, Richard M. Daley
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan budget director John Nixon doesn't have a Twitter account, but like Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, he's attracted a tweeter pretending to be him. The FakeJohnNixon Twitter account started up last week and already has...
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois' highest court put Rahm Emanuel back in the race for Chicago mayor Thursday, three days after a lower court threw the former White House chief of staff off the ballot because he had not lived in the city for a full year....
Tags: Human Interest, Politics, Local Elections, Judges, Trials
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