David Schaper

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Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert Sentenced To 15 Months In Prison

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Dennis Hastert, the longest serving speaker of the House, has been sentenced to 15 months in prison in a hush money case tied to sexual abuse.


Ex-House Speaker Hastert Sued By Sex Abuse Victim Over Hush Money

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

A man who says former House Speaker Dennis Hastert sexually molested him decades ago has sued Hastert. He says he wants the rest of a multimillion-dollar payoff that Hastert promised him.


Chicago Police Department Must Acknowledge Racist Past, Task Force Says

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

The Chicago Police Department needs to acknowledge its racist history and use of excessive force, and it needs a major overhaul in the way it investigates officers and holds police accountable. That's according to a scathing report from a task force appointed by the city's mayor to issue recommendations for sweeping reform.


Facing A Growing Rat Problem, A Neighborhood Sets Off The Cat Patrol

Monday, April 04, 2016

Chicago has a bad rat problem, and it gets worse when old buildings are demolished. Residents of a Chicago neighborhood decided to counter the rat invasion with natural enemies — feral cats.


Change-Up In The Top Job At Chicago PD Greeted With Mixed Reactions

Monday, March 28, 2016

Mayor Rahm Emanuel has chosen a new interim police superintendent. Officer Eddie Johnson, currently chief of patrol, will take over what many see as the toughest police chief job in the country.


Officials Consider How U.S. Airports Could Stop A Brussels-Style Attack

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Authorities around the world are boosting security at airports and train stations after the suicide-bombings in Belgium. One option, used in other countries, is screening passengers at the front door.


D.C. Metro Closure A Symptom Of National Transit Funding Woes

Saturday, March 19, 2016

This week's Metrorail closure in the nation's capital is another example that mass transit systems across the country suffer years of neglect, delayed and deferred maintenance, and inadequate funding.


Chicago Crime Spikes As Police Avoid Becoming 'The Next Viral Video'

Friday, March 11, 2016

Chicago police are under scrutiny for misconduct, and arrests and street stops are down. But more than 100 people have already been murdered there in 2016, double the number compared to last year.


Civil Rights Activist Dr. Quentin Young Dies At 92

Wednesday, March 09, 2016

Dr. Quentin Young, civil rights activist and public health advocate, died this week at the age of 92. The longtime Chicago resident was also a physician to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.


Cheap Gas Means More Driving And Getting Stuck In Traffic

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

New federal numbers show that amid falling gas prices, Americans drove a record 3.15 trillion vehicle miles last year. This also means more pollution and traffic gridlock.


Consumer Complaints About Airlines Soar

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Ask anyone "How was your flight?" and you'll likely hear some kind of complaint: It was late, my luggage was lost, there was no legroom.

And it appears that more airline passengers are not just sounding off to friends and family, but are filing official complaints with the government.

New ...


U.S.-Cuba Officials To Sign Commercial Air Traffic Deal

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx is in Cuba to sign a bi-lateral agreement that will allow commercial airline service between the two countries for the first time in decades.


Like Millennials, More Older Americans Steering Away From Driving

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Americans of all ages are tossing away the keys and giving up their driver's licenses, a new study shows. Cars are being replaced by bikes, public transit and ride-hailing services.


Claiming Emotional Trauma, Chicago Officer Countersues Victim's Estate

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

The white Chicago police officer who shot and killed a black college student wielding a bat says the incident in which he also accidentally shot and killed a neighbor has caused him emotional trauma.


O'Hare To Get 6th Runway, But Without Expanded Terminals, Delays May Continue

Monday, February 01, 2016

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has reached a long sought-after agreement with two major airlines — United and American — to build a new runway at O'Hare airport. The $1.3 billion project will increase capacity at the congested airfield in hopes of reducing delays.

However, the deal does not include an ...


Airlines Gradually Resume Flights After Blizzard Hits Mid-Atlantic Region

Monday, January 25, 2016

Airports in areas hit by the weekend blizzard are trying to get frustrated passengers on their way. Thousands of flights have been cancelled since Friday and other travel was disrupted in many cities.


Major Snow Storm Shuts Down Transportation Along East Coast

Friday, January 22, 2016

The snowstorm predicted to dump up to two feet of snow on parts of the East Coast is also expected to bring just about every mode of transportation but sleds to a standstill. Airlines...


Mayor Emanuel Tries To Smooth Chicago Crisis; Protesters Insist He Must Go

Friday, December 18, 2015

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel faces a big crisis following the fallout from the police shooting of Laquan McDonald. Protesters daily call for him to resign.


Protesters In Chicago Call For Mayor Rahm Emanuel's Resignation

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Protests continue in Chicago Thursday over how the police department and Mayor Rahm Emanuel have handled to fatal shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer last y...


With Chicago Police Investigation, Advocates Ask, What Took So Long?

Tuesday, December 08, 2015

Chicago's department is the latest to be in the spotlight for shooting a black man, which critics say is evidence of a long history of the city's police using excessive force on minorities.