Posts Tagged ‘chicago’

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Small Fire Reported At Jesse Jackson, Jr’s Chicago Home

December 26, 2008

jesse-jackson-jr-565.jpgA small fire started at the home of U. S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. early Wednesday on the South Side. At 12:15 a.m. Chicago Fire Department’s truck 49, Engine 126 and Battalion Chief 17 responded to a fire in the 2500 block of East 72nd Street, police said. 

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Obama Makes Pitch for 2016 Chicago Olympics (Video)

November 25, 2008

barack-obama101.jpgPresident-elect Barack Obama made a personal appeal Friday to bring the 2016 Summer Olympics to his home city of Chicago. Obama appeared in a 90-second taped video message played by Chicago bid leaders to the general assembly of European Olympic Committees, the largest regional group in the Olympic movement.

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Obama, McCain Meet in Chicago, Vow to Work Together (Video)

November 17, 2008

obama-mccain-meet.jpgThe bitter general election campaign behind them, President-elect Barack Obama and Republican Sen. John McCain met Monday to discuss ways to reduce government waste, promote bipartisanship and find other ways to improve government. 

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Sources at Chicago Tribune say Balfour Admitted Involvement in Hudson Killings

November 10, 2008

william-balfour-2.jpgWilliam Balfour — the only suspect in the Hudson triple murder case — allegedly told his current girlfriend he was involved in the murders of Hudson’s mother and brother, according to sources at the Chicago Tribune.

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