Despite a challenge from former Chicago alderman and unsuccessful mayoral candidate Bob Fioretti, Preckwinkle will once again take the top post in Cook County for what she says will be her final term.
Incumbent U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley was called the winner of the 5th District’s Democratic primary with 88 percent of precincts reporting, according the Washington Post. Cook County Commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia is the winner of the 4th Congressional District, according to the Associated Press.
A British firm is accused of using personal Facebook data of millions to help Donald Trump’s presidential campaign in 2016.
Nearly 30 years ago, artist Keith Haring enlisted the help of 500 Chicago students to paint a 488-foot long mural. Chicago Tonight caught up with a trio of those teens who grew up to be artists themselves.
A local jazz singer joins us for her take on the musical compositions of Fred Rogers, the late host of the eponymous children’s show “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.”
Despite the industry’s recent decline and new tariffs, Illinois’ solar market is expected to grow significantly in the coming years, according to a new report.
A record-setting early voting period did not extend through primary election day. A look at voter turnout in Chicago and the suburbs.
A conversation with on-again, off-again Cook County assessor candidate Andrea Raila, now that she’s on the ballot.
The Loyola Ramblers get ready for their Sweet 16 matchup after Saturday’s stunning last-second victory.
Voters across the state are heading to the polls. Three political reporters give us their takes on noteworthy primary races.
The Chinese tech company Foxconn wants to withdraw 7 million gallons of water a day from Lake Michigan for its proposed new Wisconsin plant. But would that violate the compact to protect the Great Lakes?
The Chicago Board of Elections says nearly 86,000 city residents cast ballots between Feb. 21 and March 18, surpassing the number of early voters in the 2010 and 2014 midterm primary elections combined.
More than a dozen robberies reported early Monday morning
A group of men carried out more than a dozen armed robberies in the Albany Park neighborhood early Monday, according to the Chicago Police Department.
Community organizers opposing a new wave of school closures criticized Chicago’s pursuit of landing Amazon’s second headquarters, saying minority residents are being pushed aside to make way for the tech giant.
St. Patrick’s Day festivities kicked off a day early at Brookfield Zoo last week, where seals, camels, lemurs, orangutans and gorillas got shamrock-shaped and green-colored treats.