Defense attorneys for former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich are facing a monumental task. Prosecutors have presented several days of devastating testimony in the former governor’s retrial. They’ve focused on allegations that Blagojevich tried to sell the former Senate seat of Barack Obama.
Cook County will not be allowed to shut down a south suburban hospital at the end of the month, after a state board took a second and decisive vote Tuesday to deny the county’s plan to close Oak Forest Hospital and replace it with a regional outpatient center.It took just one person’s vote to knock
Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel has laid out a plan he says will help Chicagoans judge whether he is living up to his promises.Ever since he returned to the city to seek the mayor's office, Emanuel has pointed out what he describes as serious problems with the way Chicago works.