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Madigan Wiretap / Casino A Safe Bet / Buy Dinkel’s Sign? / Bob’s Pizza

By suspending Yankees infielder Josh Donaldson for making ‘inappropriate’ comments – which some consider racist – to White Sox star Tim Anderson, Major League Baseball officials have sent a very clear message to players. of the whole league: Watch your mouth, or it will cost you.


  • Newly unsealed documents provide insight into what federal authorities heard from former House Speaker Michael Madigan in secretly taped phone calls. (WBEZ)
  • Anyone interested in buying the Dinkel’s Bakery brand? The iconic neon sign above the Lake View Bakery which has closed for good after 100 years is up for auction with an opening bid of $5,000. (Patch)
  • Weeks after Dakota Early was shot dead in Lincoln Park, the 20-year-old’s mother met the man who saved her son, Dave Hussar. “Dave is my hero. He’s my family’s hero,” Joy Dobbs said. (Patch)
  • Bally’s plan to build a casino along the Chicago River seems like a safe bet. A special committee of the city council approved the 27-3 plan. A final city council vote is scheduled for Wednesday. (Patch)
  • University of Chicago leaders have announced plans to install 100 surveillance cameras and license plate readers near the Hyde Park campus. Chicago police will monitor the cameras. (Patch)

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Marc Konkol

About me: Mark Konkol, 2011 Pulitzer Prize winner for local reporting, wrote and produced the Peabody Award-winning series Time: The Kalief Browder Story. He was producer, writer and narrator for the CNN docuseries “Chicagoland” and consulting producer for the Showtime documentary “16 Shots.”