CALUMET CITY | “Hey mayor, congratulations on your election,” were the words coming from 5th Ward Alderman Roger Munda as he entered the City Council chambers on Thursday.
CHICAGO | The margin between the top Republican candidates in the race to replace former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. is still razor thin.
CALUMET CITY | Candidates aligned with Mayor Michelle Markiewicz Qualkinbush were largely successful in Tuesday’s municipal primary election, although the new City Council that takes over in May will have at least one person aligned with mayoral hopeful Brian Wilson.
Antoine Collins, who won his Democratic primary race Tuesday, watches returns with volunteer Michele Martello, center, Calumet City Mayor Michelle Markiewicz Qualkinbush and City Clerk Nyota Figgs on Tuesday.
CALUMET CITY | Mayor Michelle Markiewicz Qualkinbush won the Democratic mayoral primary against a relative unknown candidate Tuesday but may face a tougher challenge in the April 9 general election.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Firefighters were still battling a blaze at 8:30 p.m. in an abandoned warehouse but Fire Chief Jamie Angell said there were no reported injuries or fatalities Tuesday night.
Firefighters use a hand line to douse hot spots Tuesday afternoon at a multi-alarm fire in Chicago Heights. The fire in a vacant warehouse in the 1600 block of Union Avenue forced the relocation of a polling place a block away at the Golden Towers Senior Center, 1706 East End Ave.
CHICAGO | Most polls have closed in the primary election to replace former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr.
CHICAGO | An Illinois appellate court panel refused Monday to clear the way for Mayor Michelle Markiewicz Qualkinbush and most of her allies to run unopposed in Tuesday’s primary elections for municipal office.
In April 2008, Hillary Clinton made a campaign appearance at the Wigwam in Anderson. About two hours before she took the stage, a huge line of thousands of people encircled the historic basketball gym, waiting to get in.
CHICAGO | An attorney representing Calumet City Mayor Michelle Markiewicz Qualkinbush's supporters asked the Illinois Appellate Court to overturn rulings that restored several of the mayor's opponents to the Feb. 26 primary election ballot.
SOUTH HOLLAND | The president of Thornton Township High School District 205’s School Board said Monday he will “do everything in my power” to remain in office.
CHICAGO | Calumet City Mayor Michelle Markiewicz Qualkinbush and her slate of candidates gained some opposition Monday for the Feb. 26 Democratic primary.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Apostolic ministers, including the chief apostle for all of Cook County, plan to ask 12 of the 17 candidates now on the ballot for the 2nd Congressional District race to consider dropping out of the campaign.
CALUMET CITY | Chicago may have a reputation for electoral hijinks, but an attorney for a candidate who was removed Friday from the primary election ballot said Calumet City’s electoral system makes Chicago look good by comparison.
CHICAGO | A Cook County judge on Wednesday consolidated into one court case a series of appeals against the Calumet City Electoral Board by allies of mayoral hopeful Brian Wilson.
CALUMET CITY | The Electoral Board will return to work Friday to consider the ballot status of a mayoral challenger to Michelle Markiewicz Qualkinbush, along with challenges against Qualkinbush and some of her allies.
CALUMET CITY | Members of the city’s Electoral Board spent the bulk of the day Friday reviewing the intricacies of what notary publics do and how they do it in relation to nominating petitions.
CALUMET CITY | Fourth Ward Alderman Brian Wilson, who for more than a year talked about challenging Mayor Michelle Markiewicz Qualkinbush for her post, dropped out Friday from the Feb. 26 Democratic primary for mayor.
BURNHAM | The village’s Electoral Board ruled Tuesday that Burnham will not have to have a primary election Feb. 26.
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