Charges against the Mississippi man that was arrested last week in connection with the ricin-laced letters sent to the president, U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, and a Lee County Justuce court judge have been dropped.
Illinois residents can now play lawmaker via a new virtual state budget calculator that allows residents to make decisions on and manipulate the Illinois General Fund, which makes up more than 50 percent of the budget.
About 1,900 existing single-family homes and condominiums were sold last
month in Chicago, making it the most active March for the local housing
market since 2008, the Illinois Association of Realtors reported
A one-mile long underground pipeline on the Northwest Side of Chicago
aimed at alleviate flooding is in the works, and construction could
start as early as next year, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and other Illinois lawmakers announced Sunday.