Chicago Homicide Rate Saw A Large Drop In 2013, But Still Lags Behind The NationWith a significant decrease in homicides from 2012 to 2013, it's hard to continue calling Chicago the Murder Capital of America.
Ed's Driveway: Top Cars Of 2012 On Saturday morning we always kick some tires, whether you are looking for, or dreaming about, a new car.
No Murders In Aurora In 2012Good news on the crime front in Illinois' second largest city. There were zero murders in Aurora in 2012. That hasn't happened since 1946.
Opinion: Republicans Finally Admitting To Voter Suppression EffortsIt is not news when Republicans try to block access to the ballot box for poor, minority and elderly voters. What is unusual is that Republicans are admitting it.
Opinion: Chris Christie Is In The Wrong BusinessNew Jersey Governor Chris Christie is obviously in the wrong business. He is becoming more of a television celebrity by the minute and getting much better reviews as a television performer than as governor.
Opinion: Karl Rove Is The Most Overrated Person In Politics TodayRove has managed to spin himself a personal fortune in national politics. His reputation, however, does not match his accomplishments.
Election Day 2012: Constant CoverageElection Day 2012 coverage updated continuously throughout the day and night.
Opinion: Ten Reasons Mitt Romney Lost The ElectionToday, Republicans feel a combination of confusion, disbelief, and anger as to how a slim majority of Americans can possibly want four more years of the Obama administration in the White House. To many, it seems inconceivable that people want to take a chance on more of the same.
Opinion: This Is What A Mandate Looks LikeAfter two years and more than two billion dollars spent, President Obama was returned to Washington with a clear mandate on the economy and the direction of the country.
U.S. Rep. Dold Concedes To Democrat Schneider In Northern IllinoisFirst-term Republican Congressman Bob Dold has conceded his northeastern Illinois congressional seat to Democratic challenger Brad Schneider.
Obama Wins 2nd Term, Carrying Nearly All Battleground StatesPresident Barack Obama has won a second term, CBS News is reporting.
Opinion: On Election Day Romney Keeping His Mind On The Business-At-HandObama plays basketball and Romney campaigns on Election Day
Opinion: Ballots Full Of WomenWhile Mitt Romney talks about binders full of women, Democrats have ballots full of women.
Opinion: Obama’s Biggest Failure Has Been On Race RelationsUnfortunately, political poll after political poll reveals that the presidential election of 2012 has much to do – in fact, more to do – with the race of the presidential candidate than most anything else.
Opinion: On Election Eve Major Concerns About DisenfranchisementFrom Florida and Ohio early vote disasters with long lines to power outages in Connecticut, New Jersey and New York there are doubts that some people will have the opportunity to participate in this election.