Mayor Rahm Emanuel urges calm in his first public appearance since this weekend’s fatal police-involved shooting.
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More fallout in the wake of a viral video that has resulted in hate crime charges and a police officer’s resignation.
Tariffs proposed by the Trump administration could impact everything from soybeans to machinery and equipment.
A video shot in a Cook County forest preserve has caught fire on social media and is prompting blowback from county officials on both sides of the aisle.
Reaction to the Supreme Court's ruling on an Illinois case that deals a major blow to public sector unions.
Inside the Cook County jail is a full-fledged medical center that treats every one of the 6,000-7,000 detainees housed there on a daily basis. We get an exclusive tour.
The concept sounds like it was lifted straight out of science fiction, but billionaire Tesla founder Elon Musk says he is going to make it happen.
Accusations of sexual harassment against Kevin Quinn started the #MeToo avalanche in House Speaker Michael Madigan’s office. Now, the former Madigan operative is making public statements for the first time since he lost his job in January.
Should immigrants seeking asylum in the U.S. be separated from their children? That question is at the heart of a dispute between immigration groups and the Trump administration.
Tim Mapes, House Speaker Michael Madigan’s top aide, has resigned following allegations made by a state employee accusing Mapes of making sexually inappropriate remarks.
The project that will transform 19.3 acres of Jackson Park into the Obama Presidential Center aced its final in a series of city votes Wednesday.
A firestorm erupts over a state Democratic lawmaker’s claims that Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan is retaliating against her.
Opponents and allies alike came together for a big vote Thursday on the future of the Obama Presidential Center in Jackson Park.
To put Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s fundraising advantage into perspective: a total of $6.6 million has been raised so far in this campaign, according to the Illinois Campaign for Political Reform – $6.1 of it by Emanuel.
The former campaign worker in House Speaker Michael Madigan’s political organization who accused her supervisor of sexual harassment is taking her case to the state’s legislative inspector general.
A prominent local tax watchdog group says Illinois government would gain $2 billion with a graduated income tax.
While talk of building a new express train to O’Hare heats up, we explore a little-known line that already goes there.
Why some experts caution that a proposed express train between the Loop and O’Hare could fly off the tracks, financially.
The mayor outlines major projects to expand recreation along the Chicago River. Why some aldermen say it’s not enough.
The embattled former owner of Tronc, which owns the Chicago Tribune and other newspapers, sold the shares to McCormick Media LLC, according to an SEC filing that came late Friday afternoon.
The state is withholding tax money from south suburban Harvey because it has fallen behind on its pension payments. Will others follow?
The controversial database is coming under legal scrutiny as many say they have been wrongly added to the list and targeted.