Home / Articles / By Todd Spivak

Top Articles from Todd Spivak

No articles in this section
 
News
Thursday, June 24, 2004 12:00 am
Jack Ryan's bid for the U.S. Senate may be toast, as some Republican Party leaders began calling on him to quit the race after the release of his divorce files on Monday. The documents includ
Feature
Thursday, June 17, 2004 12:00 am
Stifling their yawns and wiping sleep from their eyes, a steady flow of slightly disheveled lawmakers shuffled into the Capitol. Most were still recovering from the previous night's marathon leg
News
Thursday, June 10, 2004 12:00 am
The grassroots effort to renovate the two-acre area playground at Washington Park is in full swing. With nearly half the $450,000 needed for the project raised in just six months, planners predi
News
Thursday, June 10, 2004 12:00 am
Among Rod Blagojevich's first acts as governor was to freeze the controversial pork-barrel spending that flowed so freely during George Ryan's administration. Blagojevich trimmed pork funding in
Feature
Thursday, June 3, 2004 12:00 am
"Chicago is an October sort of city even in spring." So wrote the late author Nelson Algren, who chronicled the city's vast underworld of street hustlers, ward bosses, and mob heavies. But in
News
Thursday, May 27, 2004 12:00 am
Memorial Medical Center has quietly acquired at least a dozen residential properties in the historic Enos Park and Oak Ridge neighborhoods since the end of February. The hospital apparently has
Feature
Thursday, May 20, 2004 12:00 am
Remarkably, Pamela Gray considers herself fortunate. She beams at the thought of her two daughters in college, her son's good-paying job, and her baby granddaughter just five-months-old. They come
News
Thursday, May 20, 2004 12:00 am
Actress Bo Derek side-saddled into Springfield this week to promote legislation that would ban the slaughter of horses for human consumption. The Hollywood horse lover's plea came just as Cavel
Feature
Thursday, May 13, 2004 12:00 am
Since taking the reins of The Salvation Army last July, Captain Deon Oliver has concluded the agency's shelter fails to meet the needs of the city's swelling homeless population. Now he's tryi
Feature
Thursday, May 13, 2004 12:00 am
Though built like a bouncer, social worker Robert Brooks can't help but wipe his eyes at the mere thought of the homeless man who froze to death in Springfield last winter. Brooks, now the director

Calendar

  • Fri
    18
  • Sat
    19
  • Sun
    20
  • Mon
    21
  • Tue
    22
  • Wed
    23
  • Thu
    24