Chicago alderman are still debating how to draw the new boundaries of the city's 50 wards.At issue is how many black and Hispanic-dominated wards there should be in light of new census data. Illinois law says the new map needed to be approved by Dec.
The Occupy movement has been a learning experience for everyone, including Rabbi Brad Hirschfield, president of the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership and Beliefnet.com blogger.He gives his take on religious congregations' reaction to Occupy Wall Street.
Rod Blagojevich’s sentencing hearing gets underway Tuesday. It came nearly six months after the ex-governor was convicted on 18 counts of corruption. Prosecutors asked U.S. District Judge James Zagel for 15 to 20 years in prison.
Monday was the filing deadline for most elected offices in Illinois. It’s our first official look at who’s running for what in the March 20th primaries.A couple of top races for Cook County offices will include no racing at all.
The attorney for Sharon Bialek said Monday her client is not planning on suing Herman Cain.In November, Bialek accused the former Republican Presidential hopeful of making an inappropriate sexual advance.Speaking in Chicago, Bialek told reporters she feels "somewhat vindicated" that Cain suspended h