Tuesday marks day two of the semi-annual Cook County tax sale, where those delinquent on their property taxes have their liens sold to private investors, who can then collect massive interest rates. A push to change the system by some public officials has simply raised more questions.
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Why Cook County property owners who are eight months delinquent in paying taxes are about to owe major fees to private companies.
Don't have a drivers’ license or other form of official documentation? Chicago may soon be issuing municipal IDs to provide documentation to undocumented immigrants, ex-offenders and the homeless.
Fardon sits down for exclusive first interview since leaving office
Recently departed U.S. Attorney Zachary Fardon, who brought down former House Speaker Dennis Hastert and CPS chief Barbara Byrd-Bennett, joins us for an exclusive interview.
We explore two neighborhoods that are at the epicenter of the gentrification battle, and how elected officials, community groups and developers are waging it.
U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam indicated he supports the measure although he is concerned about the possible impact of the Medicaid rollback. “The Medicaid question, particularly for Illinois, is very challenging,” he said.
United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions has asked for the immediate resignation of 46 remaining U.S. attorneys that were appointed under the previous presidential administration.
House Republicans released their plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act on Monday night. How will it impact insurance rates, coverage and Medicaid?
Why regulators are taking another look at Peoples Gas' expensive plan to overhaul its infrastructure and stick natural gas customers with the bill.
Illinois public officials and school districts weigh in on which bathroom or locker room a transgender student should use.
As concerns grow over heightened immigration measures, a top political leader from Mexico comes to Chicago with a message.
The crackdown on undocumented immigrants has some Chicago residents on edge, while business leaders say it’s impacting the local economy.
After a week of fear and stress, an Iranian-born Chicago artist was finally able to return to the U.S. following a court ruling that put an injunction on the president’s travel ban. Now she is sharing her story.
A new official entrant – with a familiar name – in the race for governor. Why Chris Kennedy says he’s in it to win it this time.
Behind the new movement called Indivisible that has bubbled up in Chicago and around the nation in response to the election of Donald Trump.
The latest from local elected officials on President Donald Trump’s travel ban after a weekend of confusion and protest at O’Hare.
What began as a regular Saturday at O’Hare International Airport grew into a dizzying scene of demonstrators and attorneys working feverishly to release travelers who had been detained by U.S. customs and border patrol officials.