September 13th, 20170582Brenden Bakala
Illinois Policy Inst | Good Government
Ethics officials are petitioning the Cook County Circuit Court to enforce a subpoena seeking information on potential profits obtained by Commissioner Larry Rogers from his law firm’s lawsuits against Cook County government.
The Cook County Board of Ethics is trying to...
September 13th, 20170373
Illinois Policy Inst. | Good Government
SPRINGFIELD | The U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform released on Sept. 12 its 2017 lawsuit climate survey, in which Harris Poll questioned more than 1,300 senior attorneys and other executives at large U.S. companies about the fairness of the 50 states’...
September 11th, 20170738Staff Reporter
BROOKFIELD | Veterans gathered at Brookfield Zoo in recognition of the annual Vietnam War Commemoration program, which honors veterans service in wartime.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and County Commissioner (16th), Chairman of the County Board’s Veterans Committee, Jeff Tobolksi joined veterans in...
September 8th, 20170476Community Contributor
BERKELEY | The UCP Seguin of Greater Chicago recently hosted an open house and ribbon-cutting to commemorate its new Rubloff Center for Employment and Life Skills Training in Berkeley. The building is one of five such bases of operations for UCP Seguin's Community Connections initiative. Community...
September 8th, 20170513Staff Reporter
ELMHURST: A West Suburban Democrat is running for the state representative seat currently held by Patti Bellock.
Bellock announced earlier this year that she will be retiring at the end of her current term in 2018, leaving the 47th District seat open for the first time in nearly 20 years.
Jim Caffrey will...
September 3rd, 20170442Online Editor
The Best of Proviso:
A Proviso East 2002 graduate, Javania M. Webb currently serves as the Family and Student Mentor for Grace Hill Settlement House inside of Bryan Hill Elementary.
Webb's passion is and always has been to help youth of color "figure out and know their worth". Webb created the organization...
September 2nd, 20170887Staff Reporter
Former Proviso East Pirate and University of Illinois basketball standout Dee Brown has taken the job as assistant coach at the University of Illinois - Chicago.
Brown will join the ranks of Steve McClain’s staff to become a full-time assistant coach, allowed to recruit off-campus.
Brown is one of the most...
September 2nd, 20170228Staff Reporter
MAYWOOD | Nate Lee, proprietor, Nate Comic Inc. assisted local kids returning to school with school supplies.
Lee supplied more than 100 children with back packs, supplies and meals. The event held on Friday, August 25, at Fred Hampton Pool located in Maywood, is an annual give-away to support local children and...
September 2nd, 20170446Staff Reporter
BELLWOOD | One man was killed and another man was wounded during a shooting on the 400 block of 24th Avenue in Bellwood.
While Jerry McCarter, 41, of Bellwood and an unknown victim sat on their porch on the 400 block of 24th Avenue at around 9 p.m. on Aug. 28 a group of people walked up to them and started shooting,...