State Sen. Sam McCann enters the race for Illinois governor as a Conservative Party candidate.
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Why some experts caution that a proposed express train between the Loop and O’Hare could fly off the tracks, financially.
The mayor outlines major projects to expand recreation along the Chicago River. Why some aldermen say it’s not enough.
The embattled former owner of Tronc, which owns the Chicago Tribune and other newspapers, sold the shares to McCormick Media LLC, according to an SEC filing that came late Friday afternoon.
The state is withholding tax money from south suburban Harvey because it has fallen behind on its pension payments. Will others follow?
The controversial database is coming under legal scrutiny as many say they have been wrongly added to the list and targeted.
Get ready for lots of construction at O’Hare for the next several years: The city and airline executives officially sign a $8.5 billion deal to expand the airport. That and more news from a busy day at City Council.
Loyola never looked back in this one. After three heart-pounding wins that came down to the last shot, the Ramblers fate was rarely ever in doubt Saturday as they dominated 9th-seeded Kansas State 78-62 en route to the NCAA Final Four.
Alaina Hampton, a former political and legislative staffer in House Speaker Michael Madigan’s political organization, is taking her ex-boss to federal court.
In a blow to the Democratic establishment in Cook County, Fritz Kaegi has defeated incumbent Cook County Assessor Joe Berrios. “The old machine style is no match for the people of Cook County,” Kaegi told a gathering of supporters.
The Loyola Ramblers get ready for their Sweet 16 matchup after Saturday’s stunning last-second victory.
A feud is brewing within the state Democratic Party. Why progressives running for office in the Democratic Party say House Speaker Michael Madigan is waging all-out war against them.
Democratic gubernatorial front-runner J.B. Pritzker came under intense scrutiny during an hourlong candidate forum Wednesday on “Chicago Tonight” – the final such event before the March 20 primary election. Watch the discussion and videos from a post-event press conference.
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair stops in Chicago and speaks with us about Brexit, President Donald Trump and more. Watch our full interview.
Could a fight over flights ground the mayor’s massive proposed expansion of O’Hare International Airport?
What can school districts do to prevent a mass shooting? While the gun debate rages on, schools have to come up with other ways to make sure students are safe.
The Cook County Electoral Board has ruled that it is supposed to be a two-person race between Cook County Assessor Joseph Berrios and challenger Fritz Kaegi. So why will a third person be on the ballot?
The latest on the fallout from sexual harassment allegations in the office of House Speaker Michael Madigan – as some call for him to resign.
We speak with the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists who broke the Watergate story for the Washington Post in the early 1970s.
Another race in the March 20 primary that is heating up: Cook County assessor. The field narrowed Tuesday to one contender taking on incumbent Joe Berrios, but the dirt is still flying.
A new model of car-sharing is poised to make its debut in Chicago, but some aldermen are sounding the alarm about how it may impact street parking.
Chicago Park District officials presented new details Wednesday on a plan to build a Tiger Woods-designed golf course next to the proposed Obama Presidential Center in Jackson Park. Will it benefit the surrounding community?