“This will help the process of future elections,” Andrea Raila said Friday. “I don’t want another candidate to go through with what I went through.”
An anti-cannabis group estimates legalizing recreational marijuana use will cost Illinois $670 million a year.
A recognizable figure in Chicago’s Black Lives Matter movement, Green, 22, has been a longtime critic of Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
Toni Preckwinkle is the thirteenth person to hold the title of Cook County Democratic chairman. Here is a look at some of her predecessors.
“I’m proud to be a Democrat,” Preckwinkle said, accepting the post. “All my life this has been the party of working families.”
The Cook County Democratic Party has never had an African-American or woman chairman. Tomorrow, Toni Preckwinkle could be the first.
Spike, the Chicago Botanic Garden corpse flower, is getting ready to emit its rancid odor that draws crowds visitors and hungry insects.
Despite the party’s diminished stature, Democrats are still jockeying to take take the reins, now that Berrios is stepping down as party chairman.
Chicago commuters may have looked up from their phones to notice Facebook advertisements on their train or bus platform.
Social media, knuckle tattoos and an easy-to-spell name were key to Cam Davis’ rare write-in victory for the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District.
A lack of spending on election infrastructure has Illinois in a bind, and even with enough funds, there wouldn’t be time for an overhaul by November.
After a rally on Friday, University of Chicago protesters demanded disarmament of campus police and greater funding for mental health resources.
Charles Thomas went to seek help because of academic pressures, said Daniel Lastres, Thomas’ roommate.
Men must pay extra for their tickets to see the feminist play “Women Laughing Alone With Salads” to cover the cost of Illinois’ gender wage gap.
George Papadopoulos may have made new claims against Jeff Sessions — this time to a stranger at a Chicago bar.