State Senator Takes Kids On Surprise Toy Shopping SpreeMore than a dozen 3rd, 4th and 5th graders from the South Side and south suburbs recently got the trip of a lifetime.
State Sen. Napoleon Harris Fights Off Muggers, Helps Catch Murder SuspectsA south suburban state lawmaker appears to have played a role in the capture of three murder suspects from Georgia after being the victim of a mugging earlier this month.
Napoleon Harris Touting Leadership In Bid To Top Better Known Rivals For Democratic Senate NominationThe third Democrat vying for Republican U.S. Senator Mark Kirk’s seat was making his case before a luncheon of civic and business leaders today, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Democrats Running For U.S. Senate Seat Spar Over Leadership During Tribune Editorial Board DebateThe three Democrats running for incumbent Republican Mark Kirk’s U.S. Senate seat had a mostly cordial debate today. But there were a few sparks, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
State Sen’s Brother-In-Law Shot To Death Sitting In Car ThursdayThe brother-in-law of state Sen. Napoleon Harris III was murdered in Chicago, family said.
Harris Drops Bid For Jackson Jr.'s Empty Seat In CongressFreshman state Sen. Napoleon Harris has dropped his bid for former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr.'s seat and is putting his support behind former state Rep. Robin Kelly.
Former Raider Napoleon Harris: 'Shocked' By Allegations Callahan Threw Super Bowl Former Raiders wide receiver Tim Brown's comments suggesting his old coach Bill Callahan threw Super Bowl XXXVII have made their way around the NFL landscape.
22 Candidates Enter Race For Jackson's Empty Seat In CongressAs expected, there is a very crowded field of candidates vying to replace Jesse Jackson Jr. in Congress. Seventeen Democrats and five Republicans met Monday evening’s deadline to file nominating petitions to run for the 2nd Congressional District seat in the upcoming special election.
Candidates Begin Filing Petitions To Run For Jackson Jr.'s SeatMore than half a dozen Democrats turned in candidacy petitions Thursday to the Illinois Board of Elections.
Hutchinson, Kelly, Beale Join Race To Replace Jackson In CongressAdd three more names to the growing list of candidates running to replace Jesse Jackson Jr. in the 2nd Congressional District: Illinois State Sen. Toi Hutchinson (D-Olympia Fields), Chicago Ald. Anthony Beale (9th), and Robin Kelly -- a top aide to Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle.
Race To Replace Jackson Could Be 'Wild, Wild West'A crowded field could line up to replace Jesse Jackson Jr. in Congress, once a special election is set up to fill his seat following his resignation on Wednesday.
Funeral Held For Autistic Teen Shot & Killed By Calumet City CopsMore than 700 people attended a funeral service in Dolton for the 15-year-old boy with autism who was shot to death February first by Calumet City Police.