A candidate forum ahead of the March 20 primary features the incumbent and her challenger, a former Chicago alderman.
Voters this month will be tasked with electing Cook County Circuit Court judges. To help navigate the options, two Chicago bar associations screened and ranked each candidate. Here are their recommendations.
There’s a heated battle in the Democratic primary for Cook County assessor that few saw coming. Fritz Kaegi talks about taking on incumbent Joseph Berrios in our candidate forum.
Could a fight over flights ground the mayor’s massive proposed expansion of O’Hare International Airport?
Ahead of the March 20 primary election, Chicago Tonight is hosting a series of candidate forums. Here’s what you need to know.
Illinois voters can begin casting their votes in a series of heavily contested primary races, as early voting began in earnest Monday.
For young immigrants protected under the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, the future remains uncertain.
A new poll shows J.B. Pritzker leading not only the Democratic pack of governor hopefuls, but also the embattled incumbent. High-flying plans for a major O’Hare expansion hit turbulence. And Loyola tries to keep its March Madness dream alive.
After a highly critical independent report finds Cook County property taxes punish the poor, officials from the assessor’s office are put in the hot seat.
A new investment strategy calls for Chicago to redirect funds toward companies that prioritize environmental responsibility and social causes, but local climate activists say the plan falls short.
As students in Florida returned to class for the first time since a gunman opened fire at their Parkland high school, Illinois lawmakers advanced a series of gun control measures in Springfield.
As survivors of the Parkland shooting return to school in Florida, we ask local high school students their thoughts on school safety and gun control.
As Democrats aim to retake control of the U.S. House, they’re pinning hope on voters who live in Illinois’ 6th Congressional District. But first, primary voters need to decide who will be the nominee.
Janus v AFSCME, a case out of Illinois that’s backed by Gov. Bruce Rauner and conservative donors and activists, aims to do away with fair share fees. We hear from both sides of the issue.
Recently introduced legislation would update Illinois’ fracking law to increase protections for land owners and require more information from oil and gas companies applying for fracking permits.
U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski is facing a tough re-election fight in Illinois’ 3rd Congressional District. Lipinski and challenger Marie Newman join us for a candidate forum.