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Michael Hawthorne
Son of the central Illinois prairie. Pulitzer finalist. Asks questions, digs data, writes about environment and public health for the Chicago Tribune.
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Michael Hawthorne May 25
Quite a fish tale from ⁦⁩.
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David Heinzmann May 24
“To cross Austin Boulevard, Oak Park’s border with Chicago, is to move between what America might have been and what America has become.”
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Matt Pearce 🦅 May 24
It was very important that tens of thousands of local newspaper jobs be annihilated and replaced with... this
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Whet Moser May 23
honestly it's more depressing that he's probably pushing this company not as a quid pro quo but because they're on the teevee all the time
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Michael Hawthorne May 23
Still the go-to beer.
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Hal Dardick May 23
Sterling Bay plans affordable housing on more than 100 vacant lots in Chicago, using modular construction
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Carol Leonnig May 23
Why is this order from tonight such a big deal? The President is bestowing power to unveil any govt secret to AG as he probes the intelligence investigation of Trump's 2016 campaign . me w
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Robert Costa May 23
"Stripping the intel leaders of their ability to control information about sources and methods, and handing that power to political actors, could cause human agents to question whether their identity will be protected," Jeremy Bash tells Post. "This is dangerous territory."
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Rob Paral May 23
From today's new Census Bureau population estimates of municipalities from 2010 to 2018. Blue is growth. Red is decline. I'll let others suggest patterns here.
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Michael Hawthorne May 23
Medline Industries pledges to dramatically reduce cancer-causing pollution in north suburban Waukegan, even as it urges the Trump administration to reject decades of research showing ethylene oxide is far more dangerous than previously thought.
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Michael Hawthorne May 23
Replying to @scribeguy
How Chicago's water department makes the city's problems even worse:
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Michael Hawthorne May 23
Chicago could be forced to replace toxic lead water pipes, state appeals court rules in decision targeting widespread hazards the city largely ignored — and likely made worse — during administration.
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Charlie Mahtesian May 22
The best part might be the response from WY Sen. John Barrasso, who once demanded a GAO review of an Obama golf trip: “I haven’t followed that at all.”
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The Volatile Mermaid May 20
Conservatives: Children aren’t ready to see gay marriage on TV. Also conservatives: Children are ready to give birth to their rapists’ babies.
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Monica Eng May 21
Chicago's water dept does a repair that can spike lead in your water for a yr after but they never notify you. I FOIA data on frequency & city said: We don't know. So then why did a Water rep say: "We do it 2000x per yr" at a recent Springfield meeting?
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Michael Hawthorne May 21
Also, another hit to the opposite field. 👏
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Michael Biesecker May 21
Police report: Mississippi lawmaker punched wife in face when she didn’t undress quickly enough when he wanted sex
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Michael Hawthorne May 21
Great night when Sy Hersh name checks Casey Bukro while telling a story about their days at the iconic City News Bureau.
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Michael Hawthorne May 21
Replying to @chicagotribune
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Michael Hawthorne May 21
So proud of my colleagues, , winners of the 2019 Driehaus Award for Investigative Journalism for exposing how Chicago Public Schools failed to protect children from sexual predators.
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