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In light of anti-abortion comments made by President-elect Donald Trump, a pair of proposed state bills would protect and expand abortion rights in Illinois.
Legislative leaders and the governor are in a high-stakes game of chicken. A one-on-one with Senate President John Cullerton to see how he proposes ending the Springfield stalemate.
When is a police officer allowed to fire a weapon? The Chicago Police Department is set to release new rules on that, but they are already drawing criticism.
Why residents on the West Side of Chicago voted overwhelmingly to raise their property taxes a bit higher than the rest of the city.
Speaking before a group that opposed the recent bill to raise electric rates and bail out two failing nuclear plants, Gov. Bruce Rauner explained why he supported it.
Hundreds of airport workers on Tuesday took to the picket lines around terminals 2 and 3 to protest for higher wages and better work conditions.
The ordinance passed by a slim 9-8 vote, with Board President Toni Preckwinkle casting the deciding vote.
“Tonight, we showed a campaign that respects voters and is focused on practical solutions rather than shopworn slogans can be successful,” Duckworth said during her victory speech.
All Illinois Secretary of State offices and most other state government agencies are closed Tuesday, as Illinois recognizes Election Day as one of 13 paid holidays that workers receive throughout the year.
How voters in Cook County and Illinois get to decide on more than just candidates in Tuesday's election. The skinny on two binding ballot referenda that voters must decide on.
Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts talks about hiring Theo Epstein to run the baseball operations, and tells us what's in store for the Wrigley Field hotel and plaza.
Hollywood couldn’t have conceived of a more dramatic script: The World Series. Game 7. A 3-1 game deficit, and then, an amazing comeback to tie it up 3-3. Two young, energetic and dominant teams with stellar managers.
Instead of getting arrested by Chicago police, some offenders will be diverted to a new mental health triage center on the South Side. Why city and county officials hope it helps keep people out of jail.
We check in with Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts on the eve of the first World Series game at Wrigley Field since 1945. Plus: the latest on Kyle Schwarber and parking restrictions around the ballpark.
Should the practice of assigning bail to defendants go away? Why a growing group of stakeholders and public officials say most defendants should simply be let out for free.
Twenty Cook County defendants deemed unfit to stand trial are to be placed in a mental health facility. So why are they sitting in jail instead?