Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch said investing in mental health resources is the best way of treating the epidemic of violence.
An anti-cannabis group estimates legalizing recreational marijuana use will cost Illinois $670 million a year.
“Our role in this case is not to assess the optimal immigration policies for our country,” the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals cautioned.
A recognizable figure in Chicago’s Black Lives Matter movement, Green, 22, has been a longtime critic of Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
With a federal investigation hanging over her head, some pundits can’t figure out why Dorothy Brown is running for mayor — and not running for cover.
A distant relative of legendary Chicago Tribune publisher Col. Robert McCormick is seeking a stake in Tronc, the parent company of the newspaper.
Laundryworld’s revival is a shot in the arm not only for Hughes but for the underserved Woodlawn community where it is located.
Some aren’t thrilled that someone entrenched in Illinois law enforcement now runs the lead agency charged with investigating police wrongdoing.
Before trying to break into the car, Good Samaritans would be required to call 911 and make what is called a “reasonable effort” to find the owner.
Animal Control crews in four vans would get microchip readers; if they locate the owners, strays will be returned immediately if shots are up to date.
Warning signs would be designed by the Chicago Department of Public Health and downloaded from its website to make it easier for businesses to comply.
Chicago’s City Council is expected to water down its ban on most residents wearing body armor.
The Cook County Democratic Party has never had an African-American or woman chairman. Tomorrow, Toni Preckwinkle could be the first.
Over past eight months, the father-in-law of embattled Trump attorney Michael D. Cohen has given at least $20 million in loans to Yasya Shtayner.
Some want the State Board of Education, which launched the probe, to appoint an independent monitor to oversee changes with special education at CPS.