Cook County allows video gambling in unincorporated areas

E. Jason Wambsgans / Chicago Tribune Cook County Commissioner Tim Schneider in 2012. Schneider sponsored a measure that allowed video gambling in unincorporated areas of Cook County. Cook County Commissioner Tim Schneider in 2012. Schneider sponsored a measure that allowed video gambling in unincorporated areas of Cook County. (E. Jason Wambsgans / Chicago Tribune) Gregory […]

DOJ tells Graham Rosenstein won’t recuse from Mueller probe unless officials deem it necessary

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed Robert Mueller as special counsel in May 2017. (AP/Andrew Harnik) The Justice Department signaled Wednesday in a letter to Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will not recuse himself from Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation unless department officials find it necessary. Assistant Attorney General […]

Media report of DOJ watchdog chastising Comey puts fired FBI boss’ leadership style under the microscope

close Video Draft IG report rips then-FBI Director Comey's leadership The inspector general examines whether James Comey went beyond his authorities in 2016 when he publicly discussed the Clinton email investigation and recommended against criminal charges; chief intelligence correspondent Catherine Herridge reports from Washington. A media report that the Justice Department’s watchdog has prepared a […]

‘Sex and the City’ star Cynthia Nixon releases Miranda-themed campaign gear on show’s 20th anniversary

New York gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon has released “Sex and the City”-themed campaign merchandise. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson) "Are you a Miranda voting for Cynthia?" If so, New York gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon has some new swag for you. Fans of “Sex and the City” character Miranda Hobbes — as well as the actress who played […]