Hundreds of thousands of celebrants gathered in New York’s Times Square to watch the famed crystal ball drop at midnight. Mayor Michael Bloomberg led the cheering crowd in the final-minute countdown to mark the start of 2013.
Mayor says result will be worth the temporary inconvenienceMayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday lauded Chicago Transit Authority workers for their efforts as the five-month Red Line reconstruction project this week, stressing that the riders' inconvenience will be worth it in the end. […]
Lawyers for six plaintiffs today announced a $19.6 million settlement of a lawsuit against the Chicago Province of the Society of Jesus involving allegations of sex abuse by now-defrocked Jesuit priest Donald McGuire. […]