In the aftermath of two major earthquakes that shook southern California last week, officials in Illinois are urging residents to prepare themselves and their homes in the event of a similar incident.
Stories by Nicole Cardos
Illinois Officials Urge Preparedness Following California EarthquakesNicole Cardos | Jul 10, 2019
Police Release Hundreds of Files From Smollett InvestigationNicole Cardos | Jun 24, 2019
Chicago police on Monday released hundreds of files from the investigation into Jussie Smollett’s claim he was attacked by two men, including releasing video footage for the first time of the “Empire” actor wearing a thin white rope wrapped around his neck.
Legislative Leaders in the Dark on Gaming Bill SpecificsNicole Cardos | Jun 6, 2019
Recently passed legislation to expand gambling in Illinois is so massive, not many people know everything that’s in it. That includes at least two of the state’s legislative leaders who helped negotiate the bill.
Chicago’s Big-Time Business Club Calls for State Tax IncreaseNicole Cardos | Feb 7, 2019
A new report from the Civic Committee of the Commercial Club of Chicago recommends a 1-percent increase in the state income tax.
Rick Bayless, Sarah Grueneberg Win Awards at ‘Oscars’ of Food IndustryNicole Cardos | May 1, 2017
The who’s who in American cuisine descended on Chicago’s Lyric Opera House for the 2017 James Beard Awards.
Rauner Gives Illinois a Grade ANicole Cardos | Apr 26, 2017
Gov. Bruce Rauner sits down with Chicago Tonight correspondent Amanda Vinicky to discuss his agenda for public schools, the state budget crisis and why he drops the “g” when he speaks.
Teachers Claim CPS ‘Harassing’ Members Over Sick LeaveNicole Cardos | Apr 20, 2017
Some Chicago teachers say CPS is looking into whether they are skipping school.
Global Affairs Take Center Stage as Trump Welcomes Chinese PresidentNicole Cardos | Apr 6, 2017
Some major policy decisions for the Trump administration as global events heat up.
Chicago Flag Turns 100Nicole Cardos | Apr 4, 2017
The mighty Chicago flag gets a special shout-out in City Council just in time for its 100th birthday. We mark Chicago Flag Day by exploring its evolving design, history and popularity.
Ameya Pawar: ‘More Money Doesn’t Always Mean You Win’Nicole Cardos | Apr 4, 2017
The Chicago alderman joins host Eddie Arruza to discuss his run for Illinois governor.