Alice Keefe

But in a rebuke to the first-term Republican governor, Illinois voters rejected Comptroller Leslie Munger in favor of Democrat Susana Mendoza.
<p>A University of Chicago faculty member has left the school after an investigation concluded they had violated the school’s policy on
<p>Motorists used to taking the Western Avenue overpass should prepare for headaches — or find a new route.</p>
The apparent beating of a passenger on a CTA train — possibly sparked by a racial slur — was captured on video and has caught the attention of police.
Community leaders joined the Chicago Board of Education Tuesday to oppose what they called “draconian education cuts” backed by Gov. Bruce Rauner.
About 50 people gathered outside a North Side McDonald’s Monday to demand higher wages and the right to form a union, one of several rallies planned.
Several aldermen are backing a proposed ordinance that would require private-sector employers to offer paid sick time.
A brisk wind and chilly temperatures didn’t stop the official opening of an expanded and restored section of lakefront at Fullerton Avenue Beach.
Now that Sen. Mark Kirk and U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth have formally secured their parties’ nominations, the battle is officially on.