By J. Coyden Palmer Political novice John Wicks is attempting to become the new mayor in west suburban Bellwood in the April 6 election. Wicks is a longtime community organizer and has lived in the village for 35 years. He is running as part of the four-person ticket of the...
With father out of Springfield, political climate is ripe for former powerful AG to pursue her dream. But will she challenge Pritzker for the state’s top job? By Erick Johnson She’s the other Madigan. Two years after leaving a storied legacy in Springfield, Lisa Madigan’s powerful name and clean reputation as...
CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of Dundee Township chosen to serve on Education Advisory Council under Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14) Boys & Girls Clubs of Dundee Township (BGCDT) CEO, Drew Glassford, has been selected to serve a two-year term on Congresswoman Underwood’s Education Advisory Council for the 117th Congress....
Edges out candidate backed by Gov. JB Pritzker By JERRY NOWICKI Capitol News Illinois jnowicki@capitolnewsillinois.com SPRINGFIELD – Illinois’ Democratic State Central Committee elected U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly as its new chair Wednesday night on a razor thin margin. Kelly, who lives in suburban Matteson and represents the 2nd Congressional District, edged out Chicago Ald. Michelle...
“Together, we can right some wrongs” Chicago, IL -- Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 praised the Cherokee Nation Supreme Court’s recent ruling that removed the phrase “by blood” from its constitution and other tribal laws legally recognizing the legitimacy of the descendants of Black people,...
By Jamie Gangel and Dan Merica, CNN Vernon Jordan, a civil rights leader and close adviser to former President Bill Clinton, died Monday evening, multiple sources close to the family tell CNN. He was 85. A cause of death was not immediately released. The former president of the National Urban League rose...
By Marissa Parra, CBS 2 The grace period is nearly over for Chicago drivers. Starting on Monday, if one of the city’s speed cameras catches you going 6 mph to 9 mph over the limit, get ready for a $35 ticket. As CBS 2’s Marissa Parra reports, it’s a controversial move...
By Clare Foran, Annie Grayer, Kristin Wilson and Lauren Fox, CNN The House of Representatives voted early Saturday morning to approve President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion pandemic aid package, a major step toward enacting the first legislative priority of the new administration as the devastating fallout from the spread of Covid-19...
Residents in one of Chicago’s south suburbs will go to the polls on Tuesday, February 23 to vote in a primary election for mayor in the Village of Lynwood. The incumbent, Mayor Eugene “Gene” Williams, is hoping his 16 years of service to the community and his plans for...
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By Joey Garrison, USA Today President Joe Biden is extending a ban on home foreclosures for federally backed mortgages by three months and expanding a mortgage relief program in a push to stabilize the nation's housing affordability crisis amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The foreclosure moratorium was set to expire March 31 and instead will be in place through June 30....