“Let the longest, most wonderful day of waiting begin in Chicago,” writes David Haugh, as Cubs fans brace for a World Series Game 7 tonight after the team’s 9-3 win over the Indians, tying the Series 3-3. “Immerse yourself in anxiety because what other choice do you have?”
Their political fight this election cycle has moved from the Capitol to dozens of suburban and Downstate House and Senate districts as each party spends millions to try to assign blame for Illinois government’s implosion.
Newly filed campaign finance paperwork shows U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk raised less than $300,000 during the first 19 days of October, leaving him with $576,279 for his re-election effort’s final push. Rival Tammy Duckworth has $2.5 million left ahead of Tuesday’s election.
Most parking rates at the airports would rise next year under Mayor Emanuel’s 2017 budget proposal, the increases contained in a pair of ordinances the mayor introduced at Tuesday’s City Council meeting.
When the FBI raided the home of restaurateur Tony Hu, agents discovered an “assembly line” for doctoring sales records, according to a recent court filing. The celebrated chef who pleaded guilty to hiding nearly $10 million in cash sales faces up to four years in prison.