The new Bullitt, and the role of social media in the auto industry

The new Bullitt, and the role of social media in the auto industry

” It’s still going to be the same color, it’s going to have some of the same features, probably a little more safety, a lot more horsepower – we’re talking 480 horsepower under the hood of that  vehicle.  It’s going to be amazing,”

Laquan’s mother finally appears in court

Laquan’s mother finally appears in court

By Nick Gale, WLS-AM 890 News (CHICAGO) — The mother of a teenager shot and killed by a Chicago Police officer has finally appeared in court. Laquan McDonald’s mother, Tina Hunter, finally appeared in court after previously not complying with court subpoenas. Judge Vincent Gaughan had threatened that if Hunter didn’t show up to answer…

US retail sales rose at robust 0.5 pct. annual rate in July

US retail sales rose at robust 0.5 pct. annual rate in July

Consumers appear to be feeling upbeat and are in overall solid financial shape. The unemployment rate is near an 18-year low. And economic growth, along with hiring, has accelerated. On average, Americans are saving more, which may encourage future spending.

Illinois Attorney General files lawsuit against Trump Tower for violating clean water laws

Illinois Attorney General files lawsuit against Trump Tower for violating clean water laws

The Illinois attorney general has filed a lawsuit against Trump Tower in Chicago, alleging that it is taking in and releasing millions of gallons of water into the Chicago River without having conducted required studies on pollution or the impact on fish. Attorney General Lisa Madigan said she filed the lawsuit in Cook County Circuit…

Complaints about Cook County’s new court e-filing system

Complaints about Cook County’s new court e-filing system

By  Jennifer Keiper, WLS-AM 890 News (CHICAGO) “Confusing” is one word that has been used to describe Cook County’s new electronic filing system that was launched, last month, via an Illinois Supreme Court order. The Chicago Tribune says the system is meant to increase court access and allow those without a lawyer in civil cases to submit…

Rauner on Madigan lawsuit: “ I hope they get to the truth of it”

Rauner on Madigan lawsuit: “ I hope they get to the truth of it”

Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan has long been a political target of Gov. Bruce Rauner, but the governor ratcheted it up a notch Monday, saying, “I hope he’s been doing something illegal and I hope he gets prosecuted.” Rauner’s comments came as reporters asked him about a lawsuit in which Madigan is accused of recruiting…