The city of Chicago is launching a new effort to try to stop young people from taking up smoking, by targeting menthol cigarettes.
A West suburban shopping mall is telling teenagers to find another place to hang out at night on the weekend.
Gay rights activists are pleased with the decision by the National Council of the Boy Scouts of America to begin allowing openly-gay scouts, effect near year. Anti-gay activists are not pleased, even though the action maintains a ban on gay leaders.
Ald. Brenan Reilly promised people would be “tripping over” police at Chicago’s premier retail district. And sure enough, the area was flooded by officers Friday night.