A firestorm erupts over a state Democratic lawmaker’s claims that Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan is retaliating against her.
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Opponents and allies alike came together for a big vote Thursday on the future of the Obama Presidential Center in Jackson Park.
She says she offers a progressive vision for the city. Lori Lightfoot formally announces her campaign to take on Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
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.
Next week, the city is poised to take the first of several votes on the Obama Presidential Center. Why some community groups want to slow down the process.
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.
State Sen. Sam McCann enters the race for Illinois governor as a Conservative Party candidate.
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.
Get ready for lots of construction at O’Hare for the next several years: The city and airline executives officially sign a $8.5 billion deal to expand the airport. That and more news from a busy day at City Council.
Loyola never looked back in this one. After three heart-pounding wins that came down to the last shot, the Ramblers fate was rarely ever in doubt Saturday as they dominated 9th-seeded Kansas State 78-62 en route to the NCAA Final Four.
Alaina Hampton, a former political and legislative staffer in House Speaker Michael Madigan’s political organization, is taking her ex-boss to federal court.
In a blow to the Democratic establishment in Cook County, Fritz Kaegi has defeated incumbent Cook County Assessor Joe Berrios. “The old machine style is no match for the people of Cook County,” Kaegi told a gathering of supporters.
The Loyola Ramblers get ready for their Sweet 16 matchup after Saturday’s stunning last-second victory.
A feud is brewing within the state Democratic Party. Why progressives running for office in the Democratic Party say House Speaker Michael Madigan is waging all-out war against them.
Democratic gubernatorial front-runner J.B. Pritzker came under intense scrutiny during an hourlong candidate forum Wednesday on “Chicago Tonight” – the final such event before the March 20 primary election. Watch the discussion and videos from a post-event press conference.
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair stops in Chicago and speaks with us about Brexit, President Donald Trump and more. Watch our full interview.
Could a fight over flights ground the mayor’s massive proposed expansion of O’Hare International Airport?