Mayor Rahm Emanuel urges calm in his first public appearance since this weekend’s fatal police-involved shooting.
President Donald Trump is calling a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin “deeply productive.” We get reaction to the historic Helsinki meeting.
Illinois police will be able to temporarily confiscate guns from individuals found by a court to present a danger to themselves or others, under a law signed Monday by Gov. Bruce Rauner.
A man faces charges after confronting a woman at a Cook County forest preserve. The mayor and governor feud on Twitter over a controversial anti-violence march. And Groupon’s biggest offer ever: the company itself.
The U.S. Department of Justice is violating federal law by refusing to distribute millions in funding to Illinois due to a dispute over immigration policies, according to a lawsuit filed by the state attorney general.
More fallout in the wake of a viral video that has resulted in hate crime charges and a police officer’s resignation.
City Hall insiders said she was “warehousing” dogs – but the ousted executive director of the city’s animal shelter denies that claim. Susan Russell joins us in discussion.
Illinois ranks sixth in the nation when it comes to the percentage of state legislators who are women. A new panel aims to increase the number of women in Illinois politics.
The political fallout caused by the viral video showing a Cook County Forest Preserve officer not helping a woman being harassed.
The governor’s solution to violence touches on a common theme: reducing burdens on businesses and lowering property taxes, which he says will grow economic opportunities and jobs.
In its investigative series “Driven Into Debt,” ProPublica Illinois and WBEZ found Chicago has issued 20,000 duplicate tickets since 2007. We speak with the reporters who broke the story.
The president is expected to announce his pick to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy on Monday night.
The Rev. Michael Pfleger vows to shut down the Dan Ryan Expressway. A Chicagoan is on President Trump’s short list for the Supreme Court. Animal rights activists protest the firing of the city shelter chief. And the Cubs are red hot.
Hours before the resignation Thursday of EPA head Scott Pruitt, a federal judge ruled that Pruitt had violated the Clean Air Act by allowing Illinois and two other states to avoid conflict-of-interest rules.