Keith Johnson

5 Dead, 18 Wounded In Weekend ViolenceFive people have been killed and at least 18 others wounded — including a 12-year-old boy left in critical condition — in shootings across the city since Friday night.
Non-Profit Seeks To Lead Disconnected Adults Into IT CareersA national non-profit focused on closing the opportunity divide has set up a branch in Chicago.
Challenger: Don't Bring Your Political Soapbox To The OfficeThis year’s presidential race has stirred passions and ignited heated debate from all corners of the country and from every venue, including the workplace.
Police Enforcing Seat Belt Laws Memorial Day WeekendSome 2,600 law enforcement agencies in the Midwest are joining police departments throughout the national in an effort that also features extensive nighttime safety belt enforcement.
Report: Evans Hiring New Judges Despite Lack Of Need For ThemCook County Circuit Court Chief Judge Timothy Evans appears to be moving ahead with his plan to hire more trial judges when they may not be needed.
Tollway Reroute Project Will Mean Detours, ConfusionA major highway project in the northern suburbs will mean detours and require a hefty dose of patience.
End Of Tax Exemptions To Result In Higher Lollapalooza Ticket PricesFans anticipating Lollapalooza 2012 in Grant Park could face sticker shock at the gate.
Report: Property Taxes Way Up In Many SuburbsSome suburbanites are feeling the pain of decreasing property values and increased taxes.
Ill. House Committee Approves Bill Requiring Ultrasounds Before AbortionIllinois state lawmakers who oppose abortion are trying to make it harder for women to make the decision to abort.
Report: State DHS Kept Doing Business With Blacklisted CompanyThe Illinois Department of Human Services is being blasted for funneling over $1 million to a suspect company.
Dozens File To Run For U.S. House SeatsDozens of people have filed to run for Illinois' 18 seats in the U.S. House.
ComEd Squares Off With Quinn Again On Rate Increase ProposalGov. Pat Quinn is about to square off again against one of his favorite targets, ComEd, which wants to raise electric rates.