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
Anyone who has survived a Chicago winter knows it is not for the faint of heart: It is cold, it is dark, it is gray and it is unforgiving.Similarly, political missteps in the Windy City can be just as treacherous.
It was October 31, which meant that it was Halloween and time for Month in Review. October was a busy month in the world of news, so Eight Forty-Eight welcomed guest host Steve Edwards and three experts to help make sense of the headlines: Rick Pearson, political reporter at the