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Feds Seek 15 Years For Former City Comptroller

Federal prosecutors in Ohio argue Amer Ahmad—who skipped bail and fled to Pakistan in April after pleading guilty to a kickback scheme he ran while he was Ohio’s deputy state treasurer—deserves the hefty sentence for “a remarkable abuse of office.”
Just about every time a newborn baby is photographed, the new arrival seems to be carefully cocooned in the same blanket.
A house recently put up for sale in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood looks like any other red, brick-built structure you'll see across the city, but this 2-flat is special -- it belonged to Al Capone.
With less than two weeks until Illinois' high-stakes elections, an attorney general opinion has some officials rethinking vote-counting procedures in ways that they say could cause big delays in announcing results.
Starting Nov. 3, if you ride the “L,” prepare to be asked to hand your bags, purses, or suitcases to a Chicago police officer for screening at some stations.
It's not exactly a Wheaties box, but the national Little League champion Jackie Robinson West All-Stars have landed their own cereal box.
Upon entering the airspace of Chicago, conventional wisdom has instructed us that one cannot put ketchup on a hot dog.
This week, a major motion picture trailer leaks, a Hollywood favorite looks different, and a famed fashion designer dies.
For any voters bewildered by all the attack ads and rhetoric in the race for Governor—or any other major contests—there’s a website that wants to help you sort through noise.
The Forest Park-based unit's primary job was to deliver mail and packages, sell stamps and process money orders for those fighting. They were honored Thursday night at a pasta-and-sausage dinner hosted by Forest Park Mayor Anthony Calderone.