“It’s changed a lot since I moved to the ward,” Soloff says. “It’s gotten even safer, I think. When I walk around at night there are lots of people out in the streets usually, which feels pretty good.”
The wave of extreme heat washing over Illinois has given Chicago something it hasn't seen since 2005: a 100-degree day.National Weather Service meteorologist Stephen Rodriguez says the temperature in the city officially hit 100 degrees Thursday afternoon.
Planes are flying again at Chicago's Midway International Airport after a nearly four-hour shutdown caused by a lack of runway lights.Chicago Aviation Department spokeswoman Karen Pride says a problem with the lighting equipment caused the outage at about 8:30 p.m. Thursday.
Many believe that Illinois legislators were lackadaisical about creating a health care exchange because they thought the individual mandate would be struck down by the Supreme Court. Now that they’re sure it will stand, it’s time to figure out what the exchange will mean and how we’ll manage to comply before the federal deadline.
The White Sox didn’t win a championship in 1972, nor did they make the playoffs. But 1972 was one of the best – and some say most important – years in Sox history, especially for one player: Dick Allen.
In a momentous ruling touching virtually every American, the Supreme Court narrowly upheld President Barack Obama's historic health care overhaul Thursday with the unlikely help of conservative Chief Justice John Roberts.