Officials in Chicago have vowed to fight a ruling by a federal district judge which threatens to lift a long-standing ban on the sale of firearms in the city, one of the last vestiges of the toughest crackdown on gun ownership in the US.
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Wednesday 12 June 2013
The slow fade of Hillary Clinton since her departure from the State Department in Washington is over. Not only has she delighted her legion fans by opening her first twitter account this week but tomorrow she is in Chicago for an engagement that will further fuel speculation about her presidential ambitions.
Friday 22 March 2013
More than 10 per cent of city’s elementary facilities shut down by Obama’s former right-hand man
Wednesday 13 March 2013
Infant hit five times as Chicago gunman fires into father's minivan in suspected gang attack
Monday 04 March 2013
In what may turn out to be the biggest single corruption case Chicago has ever seen, a traffic camera company has admitted that it spent roughly $2m (£1.3m) over four years on a barely disguised bribery scheme to support and expand its lucrative contracts with the city’s transportation department.
Saturday 09 February 2013
Family welcome the first lady's appearance
Monday 21 May 2012
As Elizabeth and Tim Alberts stepped out of the church in which they’d just married, the last thing they’d have expected was their big day being hijacked by Occupy Chicago protesters.
Tuesday 10 January 2012
On the cusp of what promises to be a tough re-election year, Barack Obama yesterday confirmed his most senior aide, White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley, is stepping down early after a relatively brief, but often scratchy, 12 month in the post.
Tuesday 10 January 2012
The New York Post raised the spectre of a woman making a covert bid for power
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