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Jon Stewart Slams Chicago Style Pizza

Jon Stewart Slams Chicago Style Pizza
Wednesday's Daily Show episode is still causing a stir in the news. Jon Stewart did report on the New York One World Trade Center being now the tallest building in the United States, beating Chicago. Then things moved to Pizza.
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Opinion: City Council Once Again Trying to Pull Wool Over Its Own Eyes

Source: NBC5.com

If you follow the Chicago City Council long enough, you’ll discover a dirty little secret about how city’s legislative body operates.   If given a choice, many Chicago alderman would rather fight to keep their political power than do their jobs.   But that’s not the real secret. The real secret is that for most alderman, political power means only caring about what happens in their own ward and the rest o ...
Full article at: NBC5.com 12 hours ago, 11:33am CDT
 

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Lucas Museum Names Two Architects For Lakefront Site

Source: CBS Chicago

By Todd Feurer CHICAGO (CBS) – Filmmaker George Lucas has selected two world-renowned architects to design his lakefront museum in Chicago. Chicago architect Jeanne Gang and China’s Ma Yansong have been picked to design the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, which has been planned as an addition to the Museum Campus just south of Grant Park. “We are bringing together some of the top architects in the world to ensure that ...
Full article at: CBS Chicago 16 hours ago, 7:32am CDT
 

Chicago mayor vows to shelter 1,000 undocumented children apprehended at US-Mexico border

Source: Daily Mail

Mayor Rahm Emanuel says he will use federal funds to build new shelters in addition to nine others in Chicago that already house some 500 migr ...
Full article at: Daily Mail 1 day ago, 2:14pm CDT
 

Have red light cameras reached the end of the road?

Source: Market Place

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has announced at least 9,000 drivers will get a second chance to appeal $100 tickets issued by red light cameras. The Mayor’s decision follows a Chicago Tribune report documenting periods where some cameras generated huge, sudden and completely inexplicable spikes in tickets. For years, red light camera hatred grew almost as fast as the number of cities using them. Until around 2012, w ...
Full article at: Market Place 3 days ago, 4:56pm CDT
 

Work Begins On New Riverfront Office Tower

Source: CBS2 Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) – The start of construction on a new office building along the west bank of the Chicago River could change the riverfront landscape in more ways than one. WBBM Newsradio Political Editor Craig Dellimore reports plans for the $500 million office tower at 150 N. Riverside Plaza include more than just a 53-story skyscraper. Ald. Brendan Reilly (42nd) said the development also includes a 1.5-acre park t ...
Full article at: CBS2 Chicago 3 days ago, 2:00pm CDT
 

Teen Charged in Sleepover Shooting Held Without Bail

Source: NBC5.com

Family and friends of a Chicago teen charged with murder defended his character Friday as a judge ordered him held without bail. Tevin Lee, 18, was charged Thursday in connection with the shooting of 11-year-old girl Shamiya Adams. The girl was about to make S'mores with friends at a sleepover party when a bullet pierced a bedroom window and struck her in the head. Police Supt. Gary McCarthy said the shootin ...
Full article at: NBC5.com 3 days ago, 1:57pm CDT
 

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Red Light Camera Opponents Plan To Ramp Up Protests

Source: CBS2 Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) – Reports of red light camera “ticket spikes” for thousands of motorists have energized those who have long opposed traffic enforcement cameras. WBBM Newsradio’s Bernie Tafoya reports the group Citizens to Abolish Red Light Cameras planned to step up its protest schedule, in the wake of a Chicago Tribune investigation revealing mysterious spikes in the number of tickets issued by cameras at at least 12 intersections since 2 ...
Full article at: CBS2 Chicago 3 days ago, 1:23pm CDT
 

Gov. Quinn Donates $1,000 to Cover Shamiya Adams' Funeral: Report

Source: NBC5.com

Gov. Pat Quinn wrote a personal check for $1,000 to help the family of slain 11-year-old Shamiya Adams pay for her funeral this weekend, the Chicago Sun-Times reports. Shamiya was killed July 18 while attending a slumber party at a friend's home in Chicago's Garfield Park. She was in a bedroom with four friends, preparing to make S'mores, when a shooting erupted outside the house and a bullet ...
Full article at: NBC5.com 3 days ago, 11:47am CDT
 

Feds seek to extradite Emanuel’s ex-comptroller from Pakistan

Source: Chicago Sun-Times

Federal prosecutors are seeking to extradite Amer Ahmad, Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s former City Hall comptroller, from Pakistan, where Ahmad fled — using a fake passport — after pleading guilty last year to public corruption charges in Ohio. Ahmad, 39, has admitted in Pakistani ...
Full article at: Chicago Sun-Times 4 days ago, 6:19pm CDT
 



 

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