A state suit accuses the ex-president and his firm of deceiving banks, insurers and others by misstating his wealth for years in statements. He denies wrongdoing.
This is the first time in more than 100 years that a lawmaker has moved to force a vote using the legislative maneuver to remove a House speaker.
Some are happy to offer a ladder to new arrivals. Others decry the lack of services for locals. About 400 migrants could move into an area shelter as soon as Tuesday.
Illinois sues alternate electric supplier for ‘deceptive’ tactics that may have cost residents $15 million
The 50-page complaint filed Sept. 29 listed out instances in which some customers had their energy costs tripled; on average, the company’s rates were nearly double those offered by ComEd in 2020.
Pritzker presses Biden for more help as migrant buses double: ‘Illinois stands mostly unsupported against this enormous strain’
On a call with the White House on Sunday, the governor and Mayor Brandon Johnson warned that Chicago could receive as many as 1,250 migrants a day.
Hospitality union Unite Here Local 1 says 132 Signature Room workers got no advance notice of plans to close the restaurant and lounge at 875 N. Michigan Ave.
‘He passed away in his sleep,’ according to an archdiocese spokesperson. It wasn’t clear what caused his death.
The Claddagh Ring Pub bet all customers’ bar tabs on the Bears winning against the Denver Broncos Sunday — and ended up paying the price.
Authorities say a group of robbers who tried to hold up an armored car were held off when guards returned fire. Thieves also held up a U.S. Bank branch in nearby Matteson. The FBI is investigating both incidents.
“We can’t take these resources, especially in our underserved communities,” said 29th Ward Ald. Chris Taliaferro, who plans a community meeting Tuesday at the field house.
But there is hope, according to the report. Organizations representing people of color grew their companies with the addition of full- and part-time employees.
After chaotic days of turmoil in the House, Speaker Kevin McCarthy abruptly abandoned demands for steep spending cuts from his right flank and instead relied on Democrats to pass the bill, at risk to his own job. The Senate followed with final passage.
In the first sale of a downtown building in more than a year, buyer Menashe aims to be ready as tenants move or expand their space.
Laphonza Butler is a former labor leader who now heads Emily’s List, an organization that supports Democratic women candidates who supports abortion rights.
Biden says there’s ‘not much time’ to keep aid flowing to Ukraine and Congress must ‘stop the games’
The president tells allies that the U.S. commitment remains strong. But Republican resistance to giving aid to Ukraine has grown, and Speaker Kevin McCarthy may tie additional funds to efforts to protect the southern U.S. border.
Five people were killed and five others hospitalized when a tanker truck hit a trailer, releasing ammonia fumes. About 500 residents of Teutopolis were evacuated.
Chicago Rep. Mike Quigley, co-chair of the Congressional Ukraine Caucus, was the only Democrat to vote against the stopgap measure averting a government shutdown.
Two men were killed and two others wounded in a shooting Sunday. A 7-year-old boy suffered a graze wound to the head and was hospitalized in fair condition.