Tue, 28 Mar 2017 20:58:00 GMTCHICAGO – Chicago's leaders say they'll keep fighting against President Donald Trump's promised crackdown on so-called "sanctuary cities" despite financial risks.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 04:22:00 GMTCHICAGO – Democratic businessman Chris Kennedy’s roughly $250,000 donation to his own campaign has lifted spending caps in what’s expected to be another big money race for Illinois governor.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 03:36:00 GMTSPRINGFIELD – Marijuana advocates are trying to lay the groundwork for Illinois to become the first state in the Midwest and the ninth nationwide to legalize recreational pot, arguing that the move will help solve the state’s notorious budget crisis.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 01:14:00 GMTCHICAGO – Chicago's police union says its head will meet members of President Donald Trump's administration and that deadly violence in the nation's third largest city is expected to be on the agenda.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 16:10:00 GMTSPRINGFIELD – Marijuana advocates are trying to lay the groundwork for Illinois to become the first state in the Midwest and the ninth nationwide to legalize recreational pot, arguing the move will help solve the state's notorious budget crisis.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 05:11:00 GMTCHICAGO – A blogger from Singapore who was jailed for his online posts blasting his government was granted asylum to remain in the United States, an immigration judge ruled.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 04:43:00 GMTOTTAWA – After years of work, Naramor Cemetery looks more like a cemetery than cow pasture.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 04:52:00 GMTCHICAGO – The last straw that convinced Chicago native Marissa Marshall it was time to move away was hearing dangerously close gunfire in the rough neighborhood where she found affordable housing.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 04:29:00 GMTCHICAGO – The case of a 15-year-old Chicago girl who authorities said was raped while about 40 people watched on Facebook raises questions that have come up before in other attacks: What’s the obligation of bystanders who see a crime unfolding? And why do they not intervene?
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 01:11:00 GMTCHICAGO – A Chicago man has pleaded guilty to federal charges that he brokered 77 illegal gun transactions, sometimes selling weapons that had been stolen or had obliterated serial numbers.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 01:07:00 GMTDuSable Museum of African American History to co-host STEM-focused programming
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:52:00 GMTNEW YORK – Sears, once the monolith of American retail, says that there is "substantial doubt" that it will be able to keep its doors open.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 04:44:00 GMTCHICAGO – A 15-year-old Chicago girl was apparently sexually assaulted by five or six men or boys on Facebook Live, and none of the roughly 40 people who watched the live video reported the attack to police, authorities said Tuesday.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 04:43:00 GMTPEORIA – The Peoria County mother first came to the Center for Prevention of Abuse more than a decade ago to get aid for herself and her infant daughter.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 04:43:00 GMTSPRINGFIELD – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has unveiled a broad-based cybersecurity plan.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 04:43:00 GMTSPRINGFIELD – Newly released police body camera footage from Springfield shows an officer punching a 19-year-old man nearly a dozen times.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 04:43:00 GMTSPRINGFIELD – The Illinois treasurer’s office is auctioning off almost 500 unclaimed items ranging from collectible coins to jewelry and baseball cards.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 03:18:00 GMTCHICAGO – A Chicago museum and planetarium are teaming up to host three days of events inspired by the stories portrayed in the Oscar-nominated movie "Hidden Figures."
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 21:50:00 GMTSPRINGFIELD – The 124 union nurses working in Illinois prisons have received layoff notices telling them their jobs are being privatized, according to a letter from Gov. Bruce Rauner's office obtained by The Associated Press.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 05:28:00 GMTWith an unfunded Illinois Teachers’ Retirement System liability estimated at $71.4 billion, taxpayers might think school boards across the state are reining in contributing salary costs.