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  • Is downtown Orlando safe? Another killing rekindles concerns

    Is downtown Orlando safe? Another killing rekindles concerns
    Maria Fernanda Godinez, a 22-year-old from Cocoa, was out for a drink with friends at downtown Orlando's Vixen Bar early Tuesday morning when a stray bullet ended her life. The death of a woman who was simply in the wrong place at the wrong time is...
  • The only way forward

    We remain bullish on the promise of the Hampton Roads Transportation Accountability Commission, despite some coughing and sputtering since its formation. The group was created to handle the funding for the region's most pressing road projects, and we...
  • Reform redistricting

    As the birthplace of Thomas Jefferson, James Madison and George Mason, Virginia should be distinguished by a dedication to fair and equal representative democracy. Voters here should have confidence, not only that their ballots carry weight, but that...
  • Voters in Burr Ridge to weigh in on trustees' pay

    Voters in Burr Ridge to weigh in on trustees' pay
    Burr Ridge voters will be asked in November whether the mayor and trustees should continue to be paid for serving. At a village board meeting on Aug. 11, trustees unanimously agreed to hold the advisory referendum. The question will read, "Shall the...
  • Emanuel rips scab off my Soldier Field rehab wounds

     
    I've combined a post from earlier this week with a commentary for my Sunday print column My PDSD — Post-Daley Stress Disorder — is relatively under control. I sometimes cringe involuntarily when inserting my credit card into parking meter...
  • Woodstock residents rip inquiry of officer

    Woodstock residents rip inquiry of officer
    A line of Woodstock residents came forward to blast city officials Tuesday night over the handling of a police officer who was the focus of a recent investigation into a text message sent to a 12-year-old girl. City council members responded by saying...
  • Highland Park house fire renews push for stricter landlord requirements

     Highland Park house fire renews push for stricter landlord requirements
    A Highland Park home that caught fire over the weekend, leaving one person critically injured, had at least nine occupants and no working smoke detectors, fire Chief Patrick Tanner said. An electric space heater in the basement — where two...
  • Lombard man charged, accused of threatening attack at DuPage courthouse

    Lombard man charged, accused of threatening attack at DuPage courthouse
    A Lombard man who allegedly threatened a shooting attack at the DuPage County Courthouse has been arrested in Denver, authorities said today. Daniel McDade, 31, was charged with threatening a public official and with disorderly conduct, according to a...
  • Former Elgin deputy police chief charged with identity theft, misconduct

    Former Elgin deputy police chief charged with identity theft, misconduct
    A former high-ranking Elgin police officer and current Stockton police chief was indicted Tuesday on charges he used a law enforcement database to hack into an e-mail account and get personal information, according to Kane County prosecutors. Robert...
  • Sunrise police halt cocaine-selling operation

    Sunrise police halt cocaine-selling operation
    A money-making venture to lure out-of-town drug buyers into Sunrise to purchase cocaine from police has been halted as a result of a Sun Sentinel investigation. Mayor Michael Ryan, who supports the undercover stings, lay blame for ending the operation...
  • Jury convicts Aurora man of threatening judge

    Jury convicts Aurora man of threatening judge
    An Aurora man has been found guilty of threatening to kill a Kane County judge who had disciplined him during a court appearance in May, prosecutors said Wednesday. Christopher Garcia Jr., 25, was convicted by a jury late Tuesday of a felony count of...
  • Glendale bans gun shows on city property

     
    Defending the majority of the City Council that voted to ban gun shows on city-owned property, Glendale Mayor Frank Quintero on Tuesday said it was well within the purview of local officials to set guidelines for use of public facilities....