A girl was shot and badly wounded in the Englewood neighborhood on Friday night.
CPS teachers had better attendance rates than students did during the three strike makeup days that have taken place so far.
Although forecasters are predicting rain â€” potentially mixed with snow â€” when Womenâ€™s March Chicago returns to Grant Park on Saturday, supporters have pledged to brave the precipitation and cold and are sharing tips on social media for staying warm and dry.
The Chicago area can expect between 3 and 5 inches of snow Friday night before dramatically colder weather starting Sunday.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is raising the minimum income to qualify for its free tuition program, one day after university trustees raised in-state tuition for the first time in six years.
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Michael Cabonargi, a court clerk candidate, has in recent years received notices of campaign funding violations from the county Ethics Board.
After a hiatus in 2019, Womenâ€™s March Chicago organizers are planning for a revival of the January march at Grant Park, an event that has attracted hundreds of thousands and shut down parts of the Loop in the past.
Controversial radio talk show host Dan Proftâ€™s Liberty Principles political action committee, once a multi-million dollar source of funding for ardently conservative candidates, has shut down with nearly $39,000 unaccounted for, according to a letter from the PACâ€™s lawyers.
Federal prosecutors have lodged a new bribery charge against former state Rep. Luis Arroyo in the form of a criminal information â€” a likely indication he intends to plead guilty to an alleged scheme to pay an undisclosed state senator $2,500 a month in kickbacks in exchange for support on […]
A pair of veteran lawmakers have been campaigning furiously to take over from retiring Senate President John Cullerton as Democrats gather Sunday to choose the chamberâ€™s next leader at a pivotal point in Springfield.
An Illinois Supreme Court case could determine whether police in the state may search cars based on the odor of marijuana alone.
Less than half of the people vying to become Chicagoâ€™s next top cop either currently work for the Police Department or once spent much of their law enforcement career there.
No injuries were reported after Steinmetz High School ordered on lock-down, police say .
A flyer from the campaign of Illinois Congressional candidate Jeanne Ives asks for contributions of $40,000 to $80,000, far beyond the legal limit of $5,600. The campaign blames a typo.