Chicago Public Schools is under federal investigation, school board officials confirm. We have the latest details.
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Illinois Senate President John Cullerton reacts to Gov. Bruce Rauner's rosy projections for a budget deal. We have the details.
Gov. Bruce Rauner has proposed big cuts to try and close a $6 billion budget gap, all the while traveling the state promoting a right-to-work agenda. We go one-on-one with the governor about his many controversial proposals in his first Chicago Tonight interview since the election.
Rahm Emanuel faces his second term as Chicago mayor, but are the days of rubber stamp City Council over? We have the details.
It's a sprint to the finish line for Rahm Emanuel and Jesús "Chuy" García. We take a look at how the candidates are preparing for Election Day.
Could spiking crime numbers hurt Mayor Rahm Emanuel's re-election chances one week from the April 7 runoff? According to challenger Jesús "Chuy" García, the uptick in homicides mean that "Rahm has not prioritized public safety." On Wednesday, García said "the numbers look really grim" and that if he is elected mayor, Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy would have to go. We have the details.
Construction on the long-awaited “606” elevated bike trail is nearing the finish line. We get a sneak preview.
A swath of public parkland now belongs to the Obama Presidential Library Foundation, if it chooses to locate here. We have the latest on that, and other news from Chicago City Council.
Mayoral Candidates Spar Over Finances, Pensions & Crime
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and challenger Jesús "Chuy" García went one-on-one in the first runoff debate Monday. The two hit hard on each other's positions on city finances, crime, and red light cameras.
Is there a kinder, contrite Mayor Rahm Emanuel? A new push by the mayor to soften his image comes in the face of criticism about his personal style. This, the state budget, and the ongoing controversy over the Obama Library are taking center stage in the campaign for mayor today.
A new poll concludes that Mayor Rahm Emanuel is "very likely" even with challenger Jesús "Chuy" García. The poll, conducted by Ogden & Fry, shows Emanuel up 43 percent to 38.5 percent, with 18.6 percent undecided.
A new poll commissioned by the Obama Foundation says a large majority of residents support the Presidential Library in a south side park. Does that mean Chicago is the winner in the library sweepstakes? We have the details.
The mayoral and aldermanic candidates enter the home stretch. But are some of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's allies now backing away from him? We have the details.
The president visits the Pullman neighborhood to commemorate its new National Monument Designation.
Possible presidential contender Jeb Bush delivers a foreign policy speech and raises money in Chicago. We have the details.