Democratic sources tell Chicago Tonight that Cook County Commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia is mulling a run for the post, contingent on whether he can garner enough Democratic support.
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A coalition of community groups is asking for an investigation into the Cook County property tax assessment system run by Assessor Joseph Berrios.
In an affluent suburb, a school district is engaged in a bold experiment to help minority students perform better—or a misguided form of bureaucratic overreach, depending on your point of view.
In a speech Tuesday on the city’s South Side, gubernatorial candidate Chris Kennedy called for abolishing the current property tax system, calling it a “racket” and likening it to extortion.
Some high-profile civic groups are getting together to pressure state lawmakers to finally get a full-year budget done.
Why some community groups are mounting opposition to the Obama Library's Jackson Park location and where they say it should go instead.
The fight to bring affordable housing to Jefferson Park has residents polarized and leveling accusations of racism.
Chicago Public Schools is once again turning to its lenders, this time to keep doors open until the end of the school year on June 20.
Chicago police officers will only be allowed to use deadly force as a last resort, according to new guidelines unveiled Wednesday by Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson.
More details emerge about alleged gun dealing, racist and sexist behavior by a politically connected subordinate at the city’s Department of Water Management.
The city’s top watchdog is coming back for another four-year term, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Friday.
The first conceptual designs for the Obama Presidential Center in Jackson Park have been revealed. Take a peek at the renderings.
May 1 has historically been a day of labor rights marches. But this year, groups are protesting a number of different causes, mostly in opposition to the presidency of Donald Trump.
Chicago Public Schools will stay open until June 22, the end of the regular school year, instead of closing early on June 1. “You will be in school until the end of the school year. We will be here working to find the resources,” said Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
The attorneys for Dr. David Dao have announced an “amicable settlement with United Airlines for the injuries he received in his April 9 ordeal.”
Former President Barack Obama was greeted with cheers on his home turf Monday at the University of Chicago as he convened a panel discussion with young leaders on the importance of civic engagement.
The fates of municipal IDs, police oversight and aviation security at O’Hare hang in the balance at City Council.
Chicago Tonight has learned that the city is looking at contingency plans to prevent an early closing of schools.
United Flight 3411 passenger Dr. David Dao was released from the hospital Wednesday night, after being treated for a concussion, broken nose and the loss of two front teeth, according his attorney.
Lawmakers at multiple levels of government are calling for probes into what happened on Sunday night aboard United Airlines flight 3411.