By Marcus Gilmer in News on Jan 10, 2009 12:25AM
Photo by Katie Scully
- In case you missed any speeches today, WBEZ has you covered. Listen to Blago's press conference, The Mighty Quinn's response, and Illinois Sec. of State Jesse White's statement.
- Bob Benson, director of internal audit for the City of Chicago, and who came on after the Hired Trucks scandal, has been fired.
- Two Park Ridge teenagers have been arrested over a series of drive-by BB gun shootings that have left two people hospitalized; the teens have cited "boredom" as a motive.
- Tuan C. Fields, 30, of Aurora was sentenced to 33 years for a 2007 gang-related murder. His co-defendant faces upwards of 140 years.
- Indiana gets more good news - they lead the nation in toxic coal ash.
- The snow slacked off today before lunch, but don't let your guard down: up to four more inches could fall tonight. So be careful!