Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Urges Trump To Protect DREAM Act ImmigrantsChicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel visited President-elect Donald Trump in New York Wednesday, and urged him to maintain a federal program that allows some undocumented immigrants to avoid deportation.
Judge Refuses To Reduce 14-Year Sentence For Former Illinois Gov. BlagojevichA federal judge in Chicago declined to reduce former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s 14-year prison sentence Tuesday, despite the former governor’s apology from prison.
Former House Speaker Hastert Gets 15 Months In Hush Money Case, Admits To Sex AbuseCalling Dennis Hastert a “serial child molester,” a federal judge sentenced the former U.S. House Speaker to 15 months in prison on Wednesday for charges related to sex abuse.
Chicago Marathon Marks First Major U.S. Race Since Boston BombingsWith three weeks to go before the New York City Marathon, the first major U.S. race since the Boston Marathon bombings was held Sunday in Chicago.