Thousands of Cook County property owners prepaid 2017 tax bills before the end the year, to the tune of almost $800 million. Where that money is going.
A leading national conservative publication gives a scathing title to Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner. Get details on that and other political news of the day.
The field to take on Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is growing. Todd Stroger, who formerly held the post, is announcing plans to run for his old office next year.
It’s Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the city of Chicago vs. Ald. Ed Burke and President Donald Trump, so to speak.
Lobbyist Denise Rotheimer, who is also running as a Republican for state representative, testified that she was the victim of “mind games” and untoward comments made by state Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago.
Is Gov. Bruce Rauner about to get new competition in the Republican primary?
Chicago’s bid to land Amazon’s much-coveted HQ2 has taken on a sci-fi element.
Just what are the city and state willing to do to bring an online giant to Chicago?
A testy confrontation on Capitol Hill: Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin and U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions sparred over gun violence in Chicago and the Justice Department’s threat to withhold federal grants to cities that protect undocumented immigrants.
Video of a United airlines passenger forcibly dragged off a plane stirred a worldwide uproar. Now, a pair of city aviation officers involved in the incident are out of a job following an investigation by Chicago Inspector General Joseph Ferguson.
Some fee hikes and tax relief in the upcoming city budget. Mayor Rahm Emanuel is promising tax relief for homeowners as part of his 2018 city budget proposal.
A Chicago alderman demands hearings into the city’s Water Department after a photo surfaced of a noose hanging in a department truck.
Though the state of Illinois finally got a budget this summer, it still has billions of dollars in unpaid bills, and the amount keeps changing.
Cook County commissioners are scheduled to take another vote Tuesday on the county’s so-called soda tax. Opponents of the tax were pounding the pavement Monday, hoping to convince a few more commissioners to support a repeal.
The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups are suing the city and the Police Department so they can be part of reform talks. The suit alleges that brutality “is magnified for people with disabilities.”
Just weeks after its relaunch as the Civilian Office of Police Accountability, the agency is officially looking for a new chief administrator.