Here's a rundown of some of the most recent endorsements that were announced in the races for the 8th and 10th congressional districts, 7th and 26th state House seats, and the controversial Cook County State's Attorney and Circuit Court Clerk posts.
Housing advocates took to the streets in the south suburban city of Harvey
Monday afternoon to protest against what they claim have been the
various problems that have developed as a result of the growing number
of abandoned homes seen throughout their community over the past
More than 20 demonstrators, which included residents and community activists led by the group Harvey Residents Organized for Change,
gathered outside of the town's City Hall prior to the start of that night’s city
council meeting to present Mayor Eric Kellogg and city council members
with debris the group collected from three abandoned homes located on a
block the group said had as many as 11 vacant houses.