By Marcus Gilmer in News on Jan 27, 2009 11:30PM
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- Police continue to investigate the death of a three-month old baby who was found in a crowded, dirty apartment on the Northwest Side.
- Yesterday was a dark day for businesses nationwide with tens of thousands of jobs cut. Among them, 20,000 by Illinois-based Caterpillar.
- The ACLU has filed suit against the Illinois Department of Vital Records for refusing to issue new birth certificates to transgenders who have their sex change operation performed overseas.
- Today in PANIC! news: studies show corn syrup may contain traces of mercury.
- Former alderman Dorothy Tillman's new trial for criminal trespassing began this morning in Montgomery, Alabama. If this seems like old news, it's because it is: Tillman's was convicted on these charges last fall, but she won an appeal, forcing this new trial.
- Judy Baar Topinka tells WBEZ that the voters of Illinois get what they deserve in electing Rod Blagojevich.