A New York appeals court on Thursday rebuffed the Manhattan district attorney’s efforts to charge Paul J. Manafort, President Trump’s former campaign chairman, with mortgage fraud and other state felonies, saying that such a move would amount to double jeopardy
Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent Austin Beutner called into question Monday, Oct. 19, the priorities of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health and the Board of Supervisors in choosing to allow certain business sectors to reopen before
© Reuters. A worker is seen on a crane at a construction site in front of Lujiazui financial district, in Shanghai BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s economic recovery disappointed in the third-quarter, growing 4.9% from a year earlier and missing analyst
© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The Canary Wharf financial district is seen from the construction site of 22 Bishopsgate in London By Huw Jones LONDON (Reuters) – Britain should tweak financial rules after full Brexit to keep London’s financial hub competitive
14th Congressional District candidates Jim Oberweis and Lauren Underwood | Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Sun-Times on Oberweis; Rich Hein/Sun-Times for Underwood Democratic Rep. Sean Casten and Republican challenger Jeanne Ives raised about the same amount last quarter, but Casten has more cash-on-hand.
Josina Morita, a commissioner with the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District, is sponsoring carp burger and carp taco giveaways around the city and in Evanston. | Anthony Vazquez/Sun-Times Josina Morita, a commissioner with the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District, says Chicagoans should
© Reuters. FILE PHOTO :High-rise buildings are seen at the Shinjuku business district during sunset in Tokyo By Tetsushi Kajimoto TOKYO (Reuters) – About one-fifth of Japanese companies have no female managers and most say women account for less than
After a scrappy debate that Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey believed lifted her campaign and was a “disaster” for her opponent, she got a text message from the LA mayor with unwelcome news: He was switching his endorsement
Athletes and coaches in the Los Angeles Unified School District would be allowed to begin voluntary sports conditioning at school sports facilities on Nov. 2, according to tentative plans released Thursday by athletics coordinator Trent Cornelius during a videoconference with
The Milwaukee district attorney said Wednesday that he would not prosecute a Wisconsin police officer who fatally shot an armed Black teenager in a mall parking lot in February, setting off renewed protests over the killing. Joseph Mensah, a Black
Discussions are underway for Los Angeles Unified School District fall sports teams to return to working out at sports facilities by early next month. That was the message delivered to high school principals Wednesday and is expected to be discussed
© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Skyscrapers in The City of London financial district are seen during sunrise in London LONDON (Reuters) – Financial services firms in Britain turned more optimistic for the first time this year as a drop in business
The Sun-Times endorses incumbent Camille Y. Lilly for the Illinois House 78th District. | Rich Hein/Sun-Times Chair of the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus, Lilly intends to make police reform a priority. State Rep. Camille Y. Lilly, a 10-year veteran of
Parents who sued a school district after their children died in a mass shooting at a Florida high school are being asked to turn over psychiatric records to prove they’ve suffered mental anguish By Associated Press October 7, 2020, 12:52
The district attorney in Alameda County, Calif., said on Monday that she would reopen an investigation into the 2009 killing of Oscar Grant III, an event that spurred mass protests in Oakland and more than a decade of calls for
© Reuters. The S&P Global logo is displayed on its offices in the financial district in New York LONDON (Reuters) – The COVID-19 shock will double company default rates across the United States and Europe over the next 9 months,
The Sun-Times endorses Mark Batinick for Illinois House in the 97th District. | Rich Hein/Sun-Times We like that Batinick wants to act as a check on state spending, yet he’s not a slash-and-burn type who’d face an uphill battle against
© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Skyscrapers stand at sunset in the city of London’s financial district in London By Huw Jones LONDON (Reuters) – More than 7,500 finance jobs and a trillion pounds in assets have already left Britain for the
The former superintendent of a Pennsylvania school district and two other officials have been charged with felony child endangerment over allegations they knew about lead and asbestos contamination in the schools but failed to do anything about it By MICHAEL
U.S. District Judge Edmond E. Chang administers the oath during a naturalization ceremony at the Dirksen Federal Courthouse on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020. | Anthony Vazquez/Sun-Times The fee changes would have increased the cost to apply to become a U.S.
Democratic Minnesota Rep. Angie Craig filed a lawsuit Monday to ensure the state’s 2nd District holds its congressional race despite the recent death of a third-party candidate. Adam Weeks, running under the Legal Marijuana Now Party, died unexpectedly last week, prompting Minnesota Secretary of State Steve
A new poll released Monday shows that Nebraska’s second congressional district could play a decisive role in the 2020 presidential election. The district includes Omaha, Nebraska’s largest city, as well as its surrounding suburbs. If the presidential race were to
Patrick Joyce is endorsed by the Sun-Times in the Illinois Senate 40th District general election. | Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Sun-Times “Constituent service on steroids” is how he describes his approach to representing this district. “Constituent service on steroids” is how Democratic
The Sun-Times endorses Celina Villanueva for Illinois Senate in the 11th District. | Provided photo Long before she was appointed to the Legislature in 2018, she was a strong advocate for marriage equality and immigrant rights. Long before she was
The Sun-Times endorses incumbent Melinda Bush for Illinois Senate in the 31st District. | Santiago Covarrubias/Sun-Times The incumbent senator has been an active legislator and a strong voice for ethics. In her two terms in the Legislature, Democratic state Sen.
The Sun-Times endorses John Connor for Illinois Senate in the 43rd District. | Provided photo As an assistant state’s attorney, he helped prosecute Drew Peterson and set up major crimes and computer crimes prosecution units. As an assistant state’s attorney
A U.S. district judge in Laredo, Texas, on Friday blocked Texas from eliminating straight-ticket voting in the state nearly a month ahead of the 2020 presidential election, citing coronavirus concerns as a major reason behind the ruling. “Forcing Texas voters to stand in
Minnesota will delay the November congressional election for its 2nd District after the secretary of state’s office confirmed third-party candidate Adam Weeks’ death on Thursday. Weeks, 38, was a farmer running under the Legal Marijuana Now Party — which received 5.3% of the vote
© Reuters. A woman walks with an umbrella in Lujiazui financial district in Pudong SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China needs to further open its capital markets and financial industry to avoid being globally isolated，a senior foreign exchange regulator said on Saturday.
Anthony DeLuca, Illinois House 80th District Democratic nominee. | Provided photo His top priorities include property tax relief, private sector job growth and public education. Candidate profile Anthony DeLuca Running for: Illinois State Representative, 80th District Political party affiliation: D