A Northwest Side man accused of beating a 3-year-old Oak Forest girl to death was ordered held on $10 million bail Sunday — prompting an expletive-laden outburst by the baby’s father that caused Cook County sheriff’s deputies to restrain him and clear the courtroom. When Judge James Brown ruled on Jessie Rodriguez’s bond, a man thought to be the child’s father immediately stood up and yelled, “That’s horse - - - -! There should be no bail!” <p style="text-align:right;color:#A8A8A8"></p>
Carol Marin December 15th, 2009 Studs Terkel’s community-driven stories and natural ability to give a voice to us all, no matter what side of the tracks we lived on, made him one of Chicago’s most iconic journalists. An eclectic disk jockey he was, as any listener to his weekday morning program on WFMT could attest. A man of many hats, Studs’ diverse life included careers for the FBI, on the theatre stage and in TV, radio and of course, Pulitzer prize-winning author.His style and rich legacy inspired Community Media Workshop to offer an annual award.