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Annie Sweeney
Chicago Tribune Crime and courts reporter.
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with details on Mayor Lightfoot's NYC trip - she blasts President Trump, celebrates LGBTQ’s strides at DNC gala
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@jmetr22b@ reports here on a verdict, with context on relentless cycle of gun violence
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Jeff Coen Jun 14
Here’s another young Trib reporter you should definitely follow if you aren’t. Running away with his new beat.
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John Byrne Jun 12
Replying to @RahmEmanuel
Pointed remarks from Lightfoot during public speaker section a sharp departure from , who did not engage with speakers before meeting.
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Annie Sweeney Jun 6
“It just puts into stark focus the legacy and continuing inequality in Chicago, in that neighborhoods that are less than a dozen miles apart can have such radically different prospects for an individual’s life." with important report.
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Jason Meisner Jun 4
Mother decries pimp's role in teen daughter Desiree Robinson's slaying. 'Joseph Hazley sold my baby!' reports. Sentence to be announced momentarily ....
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Jason Meisner Jun 4
JUST IN: Ald. Edward Burke pleads not guilty to sweeping 14-count federal corruption indictment, starting the legal clock ticking toward a potential trial.
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Annie Sweeney Jun 3
We're writing about Black food culture on Chicago's South Side. Here's why.
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Diana Wallace Jun 3
. and of the examined this case last month. Now prosecutors have decided not to retry Terrence Haynes.:
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Chicago Sun-Times May 31
Charlie Wheeler is retiring after a 50-year run as a close observer of Springfield — the first 24 years with the Sun-Times, the last 26 running a reporting program at the University of Illinois-Springfield. I was one of his interns, writes.
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Robert McCoppin May 31
When licensed sales begin next year: no smoking in public; towns or counties can ban businesses, or allow stores, growers and smoking areas; 30 grams is about as much as you can hold in two hands. Landlords can ban it, and employers can still test and fire you for pot.
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Rick Pearson May 31
And it looks like the end of session deadline is irrelevant with House now planning work thru Sunday. Dems have super majority votes to meet the post-deadline extraordinary voting requirement.
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Robert McCoppin May 31
Illinois House approves legalization 66-47.
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Annie Sweeney May 31
The racketeering charges against Ald. Burke are typically reserved for mobsters and gang cases - explain what's happening in this extraordinary case.
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Jason Meisner May 30
On Jan. 25, 2017, Burke said to Solis he would not take any action helping the Post Office developers unless they hired his law firm, according to the indictment. "The cash register has not rung yet," Burke allegedly said.
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Jason Meisner May 30
///BREAKING/// Ald. Edward Burke has now been named as a defendant in a second federal corruption case involving a developer who allegedly hired his law firm. Details to come.
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Hal Dardick May 29
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot aces first test of her power: City Council overhaul approved
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John Byrne May 29
Replying to @_johnbyrne
As Burke rose with another concern, Lightfoot again cut him off. “Alderman, please. I will call you when I want to hear from you,” she said.
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Annie Sweeney May 29
Mayor Lightfoot is presiding over first City Council meeting, and there are noticeable differences, according to city hall reporters.
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Margaret Holt May 29
Here in Chicago, we’re having record rain totals and Lake Michigan is approaching historic levels. My beach, in the aptly named Edgewater neighborhood, has been swallowed up by the rain and flooding.
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