Zachary Fardon, a former federal prosecutor, has been nominated to be the U.S. Attorney in Chicago. (Photo supplied to CBS)

Senate Panel OKs Fardon Nomination For U.S. Attorney

Zachary Fardon’s nomination now moves to the full Senate after Thursday’s approval. No date has been fixed for the Senate vote.


Gov. Pat Quinn and Democratic challenger Bill Daley (Credit: CBS)

Quinn’s Nominee To CTA Board Steps Down Amid Controversy

A south suburban political powerbroker who was appointed to the CTA board by Gov. Pat Quinn earlier this year has withdrawn his nomination, amid a controversy that had become the focus of the Democratic primary race for governor.


Gov. Pat Quinn and Democratic challenger Bill Daley (Credit: CBS)

Daley Slams Quinn’s CTA Board Pick, Won’t Discuss Daley Family Patronage

Democratic candidate for governor Bill Daley continued his attack on incumbent Gov. Pat Quinn to rescind his controversial pick for the CTA board, but ducked questions about patronage hiring under his brother and father, both former mayors.


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Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach Earns Producer Of The Year GRAMMY Nomination

He had a good enough year to earn his first producer nod on the upcoming awards ceremony.


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It’s A Working Weekend At Election Board

If candidates in Chicago’s municipal elections want to knock the competition off the ballot, 69 West Washington is the place to be for the next several days.

WBBM Newsradio–11/24/2010