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  • Pro-abortion/gay rights Catholic Senator Durbin highlighted for "keeping the faith" style...

    04/04/2004 5:19:07 PM PDT · by Coleus · 30 replies · 241+ views
    Catholic ^ | 04.003.04 | Manya A. Brachear
    Pro-abortion/gay rights Catholic Senator Durbin highlighted for "keeping the faith" media-hypocrite style...   Last week in Washington, Sen. Dick Durbin once again found himself at odds with the Roman Catholic Church. After an emotional debate on the Senate floor, the Illinois Democrat voted against a bill that made harming an unborn child a federal crime. He then flew to Chicago, where despite a packed schedule he made it to Sunday mass at Old St. Patrick's Church in the West Loop. "You can't have me until after mass on Sunday," the senator said in an interview last week in his...
  • Did Officers Stop For White Castle "Sliders" En Route To 911 Calls? Husband Murdered Ronayle White

    01/06/2004 10:22:01 AM PST · by Coleus · 72 replies · 1,557+ views ^ | 05.22.02
    White Castle Security Tapes Subpoenaed In 911 Investigation Did Officers Stop For "Sliders" En Route To Distress Call? CHICAGO -- A lawyer representing the family of a woman who was murdered as she called 911 has subpoenaed videotapes from two fast food restaurants. NBC5's Derrick Blakey reported that while it's only a tip, the attorney would like to see security tapes from White Castle restaurants at 103rd Street and Michigan Avenue, and at 11th and Halsted streets. They want to determine whether the first Chicago police officers assigned to respond to Ronayle White's distress call went for "sliders" instead....
  • STANEK: Is a crying baby alive?

    10/02/2003 8:30:02 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 56 replies · 636+ views
    Illinois Leader ^ | Wednesday, October 01, 2003 | Jill Stanek
    Is a crying baby alive? No, not necessarily, decided Cook County Circuit Court Judge Karen Thompson last November when she acquitted a mother previously convicted twice of murdering her newborn daughter. Thus is the latest of increasingly grotesque decisions made by liberal judges to accommodate abortion - first of unborn babies, then of partially delivered babies, and now of babies who are delivered but have not “established a separate and independent life,” as required by Thompson in her reversal. In question is whether a six-pound, 19-inch baby girl was “completely separated” at delivery when her mother, Elizabeth Ehlert, killed her....
  • Cook County board votes to recognize same sex partnerships

    07/01/2003 6:18:16 PM PDT · by Barnacle · 17 replies · 184+ views
    The Illinois Leader ^ | July 01, 2003 | Leader-Chicago Bureau
    Tuesday, July 01, 2003 By The Leader-Chicago Bureau - Opposite sex domestic partnerships not to be included, clerk's office says Rev Bob VandenBosch, lobbyist for Concerned Christian Americans said today is a "sad day for Cook County and the state of Illinois." CHICAGO -- Cook County Board of Commissioners voted today in a 13 to 3 vote to set up a registry for same-sex couples, the first such countywide registry in Illinois. The certificates will be available to Cook County residents in 90 days, but only to couples who are of the same sex. No heterosexual domestic partnerships will be...
  • Sen. Torricelli, D-NJ and the Mafia

    09/14/2002 7:36:56 PM PDT · by Coleus · 46 replies · 635+ views
    In 1996 Torricelli was caught on an FBI wiretap soliciting contributions over a telephone at a Florida pizza parlor under surveillance for suspected Mafia ties...
  • Gun Owners Urged to Fight 'Suburban Gun Control'

    04/09/2002 10:12:00 AM PDT · by Stand Watch Listen · 125 replies · 595+ views ^ | April 9, 2002
    ( - The Illinois State Rifle Association is urging hunters and sportsmen to oppose a gun control proposal scheduled to come before the Des Plaines City Council on April 15th. Under that proposal, the ISRA said, Des Plaines residents would be required to surrender many of their lawfully owned firearms to police or face jail time. The ordinance would also ban Des Plaines residents from purchasing or possessing many types of ammunition. Another provision would post the names and addresses of Des Plaines gun owners, along with an inventory of their guns, to an Internet database available to police...
  • O'Malley Calls for Unity in the Republican Party at Chicago News Conference

    03/25/2002 2:51:04 PM PST · by Barnacle · 65 replies · 977+ views
    O'Malley Calls for Unity in the Republican Party at Chicago News Conference Monday, March 25 3/25/2002 2:05:00 PM Good morning. I am proud to stand here today with representatives from many of the major grassroots conservative, pro-life and pro-family organizations in Illinois. Not all who would have liked to attend could make it but we do have an excellent contingent here this morning. In the wake of George Ryan’s comments last week, we have gathered here this morning to send a very simple message. The conservative movement is alive and well in Illinois and we continue to be a constructive...
  • FBI Agents Say Phone Records Link Illinois Student to Sept. 11 Terrorists

    03/20/2002 3:41:59 PM PST · by TheOtherOne · 69 replies · 1,269+ views
    Associated Press | AP-ES-03-20-02 1918EST | By Mike Robinson
    FBI Agents Say Phone Records Link Illinois Student to Sept. 11 TerroristsBy Mike Robinson Associated Press WriterPublished: Mar 20, 2002 CHICAGO (AP) - FBI agents searching telephone records have linked a 36-year-old Illinois student to the terrorists who attacked the World Trade Center and Pentagon, according to newly unsealed court papers. Ali Salem Kahlah Al-Marri has not been charged with any role in the Sept. 11 attacks and his lawyer, Richard Jasper Jr., questioned the link. Al-Marri was arrested Jan. 28 and is being held in New York on a federal charge of unlawful possession of more than 15 credit...
  • Final Round In Illinois

    03/19/2002 8:48:53 AM PST · by Tumbleweed_Connection · 1 replies · 183+ views
    Roll Call ^ | 3/18/02 | Rachel Van Dongen
    Candidates up and down the ballot continued to trade attacks in Illinois' hotly contested Tuesday primaries, for which voters will select a nominee to challenge Sen. Dick Durbin (D) and the likely successor to gubernatorial candidate and outgoing Rep. Rod Blagojevich (D). In the race to replace Blagojevich in his heavily Democratic, Chicago-based 5th district, former White House aide Rahm Emanuel and ex-state Rep. Nancy Kaszak were duking it out in the all-important Democratic primary, with Emanuel running a spot challenging Kaszak's record on crime, and Kaszak launching a harsh ad reinforcing her campaign theme that Emanuel has stronger ties...
  • Democratic race tightens; Ryan keeps GOP lead

    03/10/2002 9:17:38 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 4 replies · 176+ views
    Chicago Tribune ^ | March 10, 2002 | Rick Pearson
    Democratic race tightens; Ryan keeps GOP lead Ryan maintaining lead over his GOP rivals, poll showsBy Rick Pearson Tribune political reporter March 10, 2002 Former Illinois Atty. Gen. Roland Burris and U.S. Rep. Rod Blagojevich are locked in a virtual tie for the Democratic nomination for governor while Atty. Gen. Jim Ryan maintains a significant advantage over his two rivals in the Republican primary contest, a new Tribune/WGN-TV poll shows. With little more than a week remaining until the election, the final Tribune/WGN-TV poll of the 2002 primary season shows the three-way Democratic race for governor to be growing exceedingly...
  • Viewer's Guide to New Comet Ikeya-Zhang

    03/09/2002 10:15:59 PM PST · by green team 1999 · 2 replies · 270+ views ^ | march-8-2002 | By Joe Rao
    Sun. Mar 10, 2002 News nbsp;Missions/Launches nbsp;Science/Astronomynbsp;nbsp;Astronomynbsp;nbsp;Solar Systemnbsp;nbsp;Planet Earthnbsp;nbsp;General Sciencenbsp;nbsp;Hubble Space Telescopenbsp;nbsp;Spacewatchnbsp;nbsp;Virtual Space Tour nbsp;Technology nbsp;Space News Business nbsp;Special Reports nbsp;The Space Library nbsp;SETI: Search for Life nbsp;Photos/Videos nbsp;SpaceTV nbsp;Entertainment nbsp;Message Boards nbsp;Starry Night nbsp;The Space Store Viewer's Guide to New Comet Ikeya-Zhang By Joe RaoSpecial to SPACE.composted: 07:00 am ET08 March 2002 A big question for skywatchers during the next couple of months is how bright the newly discovered comet, Ikeya-Zhang, will become. The answer can't be accurately predicted, but this much is nearly certain: The comet will provide an opportunity that comes along just once or twice...