Tom Dart

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Rahm Jumps Into Rough Mayoral Race

Opponents waste no time throwing elbows

(Newser) - Rahm Emanuel officially announced his run for mayor of Chicago yesterday with this YouTube video, staring into the camera and promising to make a “Tell It Like It Is” tour around the city’s neighborhoods. “I want to hear from you in blunt terms,” Emanuel said. And... More »

Ill. Sheriff: New Craigslist an Improvement

Lawman will monitor 'adult services' section as lawsuit proceeds

(Newser) - The Illinois sheriff who pushed Craigslist to dump its “erotic services” section says the replacement, now called “adult services,” is a step in the right direction, the Chicago Tribune reports. “The postings are definitely toned down a lot. My goal was to get the over-the-top stuff... More »

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