Earlier today, Joseph L. Hughes, aka “Joe King,” 29, of St. Louis, Missouri, was sentenced to 149 months in prison for enticing a 14-year old girl to engage in sex and traveling across state lines to have sex with her. Hughes committed the offenses in late 2018 and pled guilty…


The Chicago Steel take to the road for the final time in the 2020–2021 regular season, facing off against the Youngstown Phantoms on Thursday, April 15 at 5:05 pm CT at Covelli Centre and finish their road slate with a 7:05 pm CT start time on Saturday, April 17 against…


After wrapping up its first entirely online-only edition this week — EXPO CHGO Online — EXPO CHICAGO today announced the dates for its next in-person edition at Navy Pier for April 7–10, 2022. …


A man has been charged in federal court with conducting an illegal sports gambling business in Chicago and the suburbs.

JOHN AMABILE, 33, of Melrose Park, Ill., is charged with one count of conducting an illegal gambling business, according to a criminal information filed today in U.S. District Court in…


The RAEDC has released the follow-up survey in March 2021 to manufacturers which will allow us to gauge the need for support and information as well as provide a comparison for the first survey released in March 2020.

The survey was designed to assist the RAEDC with developing programs for…


The Elgin Heritage Commission will honor outstanding contributors to Elgin’s heritage at the Mayor’s Awards Ceremony held at the Historic (former) Grove Theater, now known as the Discovery Church, located at 200 Prairie Street. Hosted with Imago Events, the event will be held on Tuesday, May 4. Due to Restore…


A man has been indicted on criminal charges for allegedly threatening to assault and murder a federal judge in Chicago.

JOSHUA FARNER, 35, of Marion, Ill., is charged with two counts of mailing threatening communications, and one count of threatening to assault and murder a United States judge. The indictment…


The Naperville Fire Department is proud to announce that Stephen Shink has become the first Captain and the department’s only current line officer to be credentialed as a Fire Officer through the Center for Public Safety Excellence and The Commission on Professional Credentialing. …


Chicago municipal officials want to ban a contractor they say is based in Waukegan, for fraudulently claiming it is a Chicago-based business to win $295 million in municipal works contracts.

A February letter from Chief Procurement Officer Shannon Andrews to Joel Kennedy of Joel Kennedy Constructing Corp.


Patrons of two Amtrak stations in the Southern District of Illinois may be eligible for compensation as part of a recent Justice Department settlement. On January 29, federal authorities announced that a $2.25 million fund had been established to compensate travelers with a mobility disability who were harmed physically or…

Shawn Genzone

Senior writer at the Chicago Morning Star

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