Posts Tagged ‘Chicago’
LINCOLNSHRE, Ill. (AP) — Chicago’s Roman Catholic archbishop-designate on Wednesday told church leaders attending a conference on helping poor church communities that Pope Francis is concerned more about the poorer members of society, not ideas.
TINLEY PARK, Ill. (AP) — A forum hosted by the Illinois Department of Transportation showcased plans for a 5,800-acre airport project near Peotone, drawing dozens of potential partners.
CHICAGO (AP) — Cardinal Francis George, who is battling a recurrence of cancer, is being treated for an infection in his right foot that could require the use of crutches “for the near future,” and has canceled an out-of-town trip after being advised not to fly, the archdiocese said Wednesday.
CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago man accused of holding his wife and two children hostage in a semitrailer for more than an hour has been ordered held on $250,000 bond, authorities said.
CHICAGO (AP) — A suburban Chicago attorney and a translator were arrested Tuesday for immigration fraud after allegedly falsifying requests for asylum from a dozen foreign nationals, authorities said.
CHICAGO (AP) — Advocates for nuclear power and renewable energy told Illinois regulators on Tuesday that those energy sources should play important roles in helping the state meet tougher federal limits on pollutants blamed for global warming.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday asked state legislators to make possession of less than 1 gram of any controlled substance a misdemeanor in Illinois and possession of less than 15 grams of marijuana a ticketable offense.
CHICAGO (AP) — Prosecutors asked a federal judge Monday for more time to look into the background of a former Illinois state representative who pleaded not guilty to child pornography charges.