Some say money bought her the race. CBS 2′s Derrick Blakley crunched the numbers on how much each vote cost the candidate.
Former Illinois legislator Robin Kelly captured the Democratic nomination Tuesday in the race to replace disgraced ex-U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., after a truncated campaign season where she got a boost from New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s super PAC.
There’s one last day of campaigning before Tuesday’s primary for the 2nd Congressional District special election.
Healthcare administrator Joyce Washington and Chicago Alderman Anthony Beale both announced today that they are running for the 2nd District congressional seat.
The young female victim told police she had been sexually assaulted by a masked suspect Thursday afternoon in a gangway in the 10700 block of South Calumet Avenue.
The stage is set for a confrontation over Chicago Police Supt. Jody Weis’ upcoming plan to reallocate police resources from lower-crime districts to those that need more officers.
The Chicago Police Department has tweaked its plan to raise the minimum application age for police recruits to 25, in the face of opposition from the Fraternal Order of Police and some aldermen.