A House Committee has passed a temporary fix to the state budget shortfall so day care providers and prison guards will be paid. Chicago Tonight Springfield reporter Amanda Vinicky has the details.
Stories by Yasmin Rammohan
Lawmakers Push Budget PatchYasmin Rammohan | Mar 24, 2015
Coldest February Ever?Yasmin Rammohan | Feb 24, 2015
It's cold. Really cold. WGN's Chief Meteorologist Tom Skilling tells us if we are heading towards record-breaking weather.
Measles Surfaces in IllinoisYasmin Rammohan | Jan 28, 2015
A confirmed case of measles is reported in suburban Cook County. We have the details on what you need to know about preventing an outbreak.
Chicago Tonight to Host Live Mayoral Candidate ForumYasmin Rammohan | Jan 16, 2015
Chicago Tonight will host a live candidate forum on Wednesday, Feb. 4 with contenders for the office of Mayor of Chicago, including the incumbent Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Ald. Bob Fioretti, Cook County Commissioner Jesús "Chuy" García, and businessman Willie Wilson. The forum will also be live streamed at wttw.com.
Christmas Tree RecyclingYasmin Rammohan | Dec 29, 2014
The city's annual Christmas tree recycling program begins Jan. 3.
Chicago Gas Prices FallYasmin Rammohan | Dec 15, 2014
What's behind the plunging price of gas and how low can it go? An oil industry analyst gives us some insights.
Mayoral Candidates File Petitions to Challenge EmanuelYasmin Rammohan | Nov 24, 2014
The mayoral candidate field is finally set. Who's in? Who's out? We break it down.
Sky Full of CranesYasmin Rammohan | Nov 18, 2014
Every year at this time, Sandhill Cranes migrate south. But this year, the skies over Chicago seem to be full of them. Field Museum ornithologist Josh Engel explains why.
Local Election Day NewsYasmin Rammohan | Nov 4, 2014
Chicago voters turned out in monumental numbers for same-day registration and voting today causing long lines at all five sites. The Chicago Elections Board reported that it had moved additional equipment and judges to those locations to help move lines along. Notices have also been posted indicating that all voters in line at 7:00 pm, MUST BE allowed to vote.