In 2004, a nephew of Chicago’s then-mayor Richie Daley got into an altercation off of Rush Street, the Windy City’s alcohol-fueled playground for revelers and romancers. Taunts were thrown, obscenities exchanged, and in an instant, a kid from the suburbs, David Koschman, who was just 21 years old at the time, fell backwards, his head making an audible thump as it contacted the street.
Editor's note: This column orginally ran December 6th, 2012.
A friend says that he was unconscious before he hit the ground
According to witnesses R. J. Vanecko, a current Daley nephew and a former college...