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Illinois State Representative honored for passing law which allows nuns to visit detained immigrants

State Representative Daniel J. Burke (D-Chicago) was honored for passing legislation in Springfield allowing nuns and other members of religious communities to visit county prisons statewide to counsel the undocumented. The Interfaith Community for Detained Immigrants (ICDI), an advocacy group founded by two Mercy nuns, bestowed the Political Courage Award on State Representative Burke at […]

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Chicago Expands Recycling

131,000 new households will be using recycle bins by March and April but residents of some South Side neighborhoods might have to wait longer to see the service in their area Chicago’s recycling program is expanding citywide but neighborhoods like Back of the Yards, Pilsen and South Lawndale might have to wait longer to see […]