House Speaker Mike Madigan Cancels Special Session On Education BillAt the eleventh hour the Speaker of Illinois scrapped plans to try and override the Governor's veto of a school funding plan.
Emanuel: Now Is Not The Time To Reduce CPS State AidMayor Emanuel says Chicago students are demonstrating why Illinois lawmakers should override Gov. Rauner’s veto of the school funding bill.
At Issue: School Official Running For GovernorBob Daiber is the Regional Superintendent of Schools in Downstate Madison County. He says some of his local districts will have trouble making payroll if the school funding crisis isn’t resolved.
Police: Female Dies After Being Shot 12 Times In Logan SquareA person died Wednesday morning after she was shot 12 times in the Logan Square neighborhood on the Northwest Side, according to Chicago Police.
Walmart Joins Forces With Google On Voice-Activated ShoppingWalmart is diving into voice-activated shopping. But unlike online leader Amazon, it's not doing it alone.
Man Guilty Of Battering 84-Year-Old Woman He Knew At Elgin CasinoA man has been found guilty of battering an 84-year-old woman earlier this year at a casino in northwest suburban Elgin.