A Chicago alderman has introduced an ordinance that would turn possession of a small amount of marijuana from a misdemeanor into an infraction that is no more serious than a traffic citation.Alderman Danny Solis (25th) said his ordinance that would require people caught with 10 grams or less of mari
Evanston and Chicago, both lakefront communities with a lot going for them, including diverse populations and impressive cultural and economic draws; but Eight Forty-Eight wondered, when stacked against each other, how do they compare?
William Cellini, a native son of Springfield, could soon move from the corridors of power to a prison cell. Jurors convicted the long-time political figure and Friend of ex-Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich on two of four counts Tuesday.
Currently, Illinois cemeteries don’t have to be licensed. Lack of oversight was blamed in part for problems at a cemetery in Chicago’s south suburbs. Burr Oak became embroiled in scandal two years ago after it was alleged that employees were reselling burial plots.
INDIANAPOLIS -- Some people injured when high winds toppled stage rigging at this summer's Indiana State Fair aren't eligible for money from a charity fund for victims because they weren't admitted to the hospital, officials said.Under a protocol set up with help from a victims' compensation special
The weekend brought confrontations with police in Denver, Portland and a handful of Texas cities -- even a face-off between Chicago police and law enforcement at the Thomson Center -- but nothing as devastating as last week’s full-on riot in Oakland, which has now become the epicenter of the O