The mother of a Chicago-area woman found dead in a Texas jail cell after a traffic stop in July expressed outrage Thursday that the state trooper who pulled her over was charged with nothing more than perjury.
Defying opinion polls that depicted a neck-and-neck contest, Democrat Bill Foster easily defeats Republican U.S. Rep. Judy Biggert in the 11th Congressional District. With nearly all precincts reporting, Foster has almost 58 percent of the vote; Biggert has 42 percent.
West Suburban Naperville is moving ahead with a plan to allow bars to stop serving food after 9 p.m. City Councilman Douglas Krause said he spoke out against the plan at Tuesday night's city council meeting."When you drink with no food, it gets absorbed into the body a lot faster.