The first big gambling house in Chicago since the late 19th century may be the first big initiative of the Emanuel administration. But the big question remains: Will a Chicago casino have a kick-ass pool?The IL House approved a huge expansion of gaming and casinos in Illinois.
Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich could take the stand Thursday in his own defense. But his attorneys would not be allowed to play many of the secretly taped phone calls they'd hoped to.Blagojevich's spokesman told The Associated Press that the former governor was planning to testify.
We are not even one week into the new Emanuel administration and we might have our first scandal. No, it's not casinos. And no it's not TIFs. It's worse. I have reason to believe that Mayor Emanuel did NOT place a bet with the Miami mayor over the Heat v.