An alderman is raising the alarm on the skyrocketing cost of natural gas prices in the city.
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After Chicago’s most violent weekend of the year, city officials and community activists try to identify what sparked the rash of shootings and homicides.
A watchdog group takes action against the Chicago mayoral candidate’s campaign for behavior they believe is unethical and improper.
A for-profit company that contracts with Chicago Public Schools comes under fire in a new report for its connections to convicted former CPS CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett.
Agreement has been reached on a draft consent decree that would allow an independent federal monitor to enact major changes within the Chicago Police Department.
Talks on a police consent decree hit a snag as City Council moves to weaken a controversial police gang database.
The latest on a major city infrastructure project that officials say was made necessary because of climate change.
An agreement to bring federal court oversight to the Chicago Police Department is nearly finished – with one major hang-up.
Community reaction comes in for the new Lincoln Yards proposal slated to be a city-within-a-city.
In Chicago’s Fulton Market district, a new co-living space offers shared accommodations for an all-inclusive price. And the company is looking to aggressively expand.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel urges calm in his first public appearance since this weekend’s fatal police-involved shooting.
More fallout in the wake of a viral video that has resulted in hate crime charges and a police officer’s resignation.
Tariffs proposed by the Trump administration could impact everything from soybeans to machinery and equipment.
A video shot in a Cook County forest preserve has caught fire on social media and is prompting blowback from county officials on both sides of the aisle.
Reaction to the Supreme Court's ruling on an Illinois case that deals a major blow to public sector unions.
Inside the Cook County jail is a full-fledged medical center that treats every one of the 6,000-7,000 detainees housed there on a daily basis. We get an exclusive tour.
The concept sounds like it was lifted straight out of science fiction, but billionaire Tesla founder Elon Musk says he is going to make it happen.
Accusations of sexual harassment against Kevin Quinn started the #MeToo avalanche in House Speaker Michael Madigan’s office. Now, the former Madigan operative is making public statements for the first time since he lost his job in January.
Should immigrants seeking asylum in the U.S. be separated from their children? That question is at the heart of a dispute between immigration groups and the Trump administration.
Tim Mapes, House Speaker Michael Madigan’s top aide, has resigned following allegations made by a state employee accusing Mapes of making sexually inappropriate remarks.
The project that will transform 19.3 acres of Jackson Park into the Obama Presidential Center aced its final in a series of city votes Wednesday.
A firestorm erupts over a state Democratic lawmaker’s claims that Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan is retaliating against her.
Opponents and allies alike came together for a big vote Thursday on the future of the Obama Presidential Center in Jackson Park.