Dec 18, 2009

Show Us the Thomson Money, Pat

Show Us the Thomson Money, Pat

Lawmakers want to get the most $$$ for the Thomson prison.

Dec 17, 2009

Thomson Now State's Biggest Political Football

Thomson Now State's Biggest Political Football

Illinois GOP -- and Quinn's opponent Dan Hynes -- voice their displeasure.

Dec 17, 2009

Illinois Gets Gitmo

Illinois Gets Gitmo

Rural prison to be acquired by federal government, will hold 100 detainees.

Dec 17, 2009

Terrorists in Thomson? How Ironic

Terrorists in Thomson?  How Ironic

The reason Thomson sits mostly empty today: 9/11.

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Community Heartbroken After Slaying of Gage Park Family

Community Heartbroken After Slaying of Gage Park Family

Questions continue to haunt a Southwest Side community after six people were found dead Thursday inside a family home.

Motive Unclear in Slaying of Gage Park Family

Motive Unclear in Slaying of Gage Park Family

The deaths of six family members whose bodies were found inside a Southwest Side Chicago home Thursday have been declared homicides, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.

Rescue Workers Find Cat Seen in Boiling Water Video

Rescue Workers Find Cat Seen in Boiling Water Video

Rescue workers Friday night found the cat seen in a disturbing video in which it was scaled with scorching water.

Chicago Archdiocese Set for Major Reorganization

Chicago Archdiocese Set for Major Reorganization

Archbishop Blasé Cupich is embarking on a major reorganization in the Archdiocese of Chicago.

7 Dead, Many Trapped After Strong Quake Rocks Taiwan

7 Dead, Many Trapped After Strong Quake Rocks Taiwan

A powerful earthquake struck in southern Taiwan Saturday, toppling buildings and leaving at least seven people dead and hundreds more injured, officials said, NBC News reported. The 6.4-magnitude earthquake...

Pitchfork Music Festival Tickets on Sale Now

Pitchfork Music Festival Tickets on Sale Now

Single-day tickets are available for $65, according to Pitchfork’s website. Early bird three-day passes are also on sale for $140, but will increase to $165 once the they sell out.