The U.S. Department of Transportation is considering financing for the
revitalization of Chicago's riverwalk along the main branch of the
Chicago River, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray
LaHood announced yesterday.
During a four-hour House Judiciary Committee gun safety hearing yesterday, a top lobbyist from the National Rifle Association (NRA) said, under the new concealed carry law, guns should be allowed on trains and buses or on crowded platforms.
Busloads of Chicago and suburban residents filed into the pews of a South Side church Sunday for an afternoon remembrance of Martin Luther King Jr. and called on a dozen elected officials to join their push for social and economic justice in the area.