Democrats seized the House majority from President Donald Trump’s Republican Party on Tuesday in a suburban revolt that threatened what’s left of the president’s governing agenda.
Although she announced her run for mayor in September, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle pushed forward in an uncontested re-election bid. How other county races look for Democrats.
On Tuesday, Circuit judge Matthew Coghlan didn't receive the 60 percent of the votes that county judges need to keep their seats.
Superintendent Eddie Johnson files charges with the city's Police Board, recommending that Chicago police Officer Robert Rialmo be fired for shooting 19-year-old Quintonio LeGrier and 55-year-old Bettie Jones.
Mexican dancers, neighborhood bites, a murder mystery and funny films usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.
A first-of-its-kind survey of the Chicago area’s remaining grasslands could be good news for several species of threatened birds that once thrived across Illinois.
A study in the darkness and luminosity inherent in human interaction, “Take” is nothing short of spellbinding. And it marks a new high point in artistic director Nick Pupillo’s always original, sensual, highly charged choreography.
Democrats have regained control of the House due in part to two congressional seats flipping in the Chicago suburbs. We speak with political newcomer Sean Casten (D-Downers Grove) about his victory.
A tense news conference with the president, and a new head of the Justice Department after Jeff Sessions resigns. A report from Yamiche Alcindor of the “PBS NewsHour.”
Democrats take control of the House but President Donald Trump claims a “great victory” and renews his attacks on the press. We analyze the elections.
Like it or not, another race is in full swing: the contest for Chicago mayor.
Scott Britton, Kevin B. Morrison and Cam Davis. Meet some of the Cook County Democrats who rode Illinois’ “blue wave” to unseat Republican incumbents on the county board.
Fresh off a double-digit victory, Democrat J.B. Pritzker appeared to back away from a previously-endorsed plan that would inch the state toward his long-term vision for linking tax rates to residents’ means.