Orland Fire honors officer for saving boy’s life

Orland Fire honors Chicago officer who saved pool drowning victim’s life Chicago Officer presented with the Orland Fire Protection District’s William Bonnar Life Saving Award The Orland Fire Protection District Tuesday honored Chicago Police Officer Sgt. Cindy Guerra for her role in saving the life of a 12-year-old boy from drowning during a backyard pool party in Orland Park. Guerra, a 22 year Chicago Police…

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I owe Jane Byrne for launching my journalism career

Chicago Mayor Jane M. Byrne, who died on Thursday Nov. 13, 2014, was Chicago’s first female elected chief executive and the 41st mayor of the City of Chicago. The turbulence of her politics and administration launched my journalism career, and for that I owe her much Jane Byrne defeated the Machine but she became the Machine and the Machine was defeated again, when she was at…