Federal agents raid the offices of powerful 14th Ward Ald. Ed Burke. Twenty-one candidates officially file petitions to become Chicago’s next mayor. The cover-up trial of three Chicago cops begins. And the Bears have the playoffs in their sights.
The FBI executed search warrants Thursday at both the ward office and City Council office of powerful Ald. Ed Burke, City Council’s longest serving member. What Burke had to say about the day’s events.
Powerful Chicago Ald. Ed Burke appears to be the target of a federal investigation. Former federal prosecutor Renato Mariotti weighs in on the events of the day.
Illinois lawmakers have voted overwhelmingly to override Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto of a bill to establish urban agriculture zones that advocates say could help break up food deserts in Chicago and other Illinois cities.
It’s a $6 billion city-within-a-city proposed for a densely populated area on the city’s North Side. Why the massive project is getting so much pushback.
Harsh political rhetoric is common these days, but did a state legislator take it too far?
Prominent Chicago Ald. Willie B. Cochran surprised courtroom observers at a hearing Wednesday by turning down a plea agreement in his federal corruption case that his lawyer contends could have meant little to no prison time.
Gov.-elect J.B. Pritzker wants Illinois to become a national model for education. “There’s no future for the state if we let education drop off the priority list,” he said Tuesday. But he is unable to say where the money will come from to fulfill that pledge.
The foundation announced Monday that the former president will receive the 2019 Lincoln Leadership Prize during a ceremony on April 1 in Chicago.
Just days after he said he was going to file petitions to seek re-election as 25th Ward alderman, Danny Solis announced he’s not pursuing another term. He joins us to reflect on his career and look to the city’s future.
The city of Chicago responded last week to a lawsuit seeking to stop construction of the Obama Presidential Center, saying the buildings would sit on land that wasn't subject to restrictive public-trust laws.
Former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos was scheduled to report to prison on Monday after a federal judge rejected his last-minute bid to delay his two-week sentence.
President Donald Trump says the U.S. stands with Saudi Arabia despite the murder of a Washington Post journalist by agents of the Saudi regime.