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Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart is issuing a dire warning about what will happen to his jail because of Governor Bruce Rauner’s cuts to state social safety net programs, reports CBS 2’s Mike Parker.
The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration is proposing fines and demanding changes at the Postal Service’s Lincoln Park office.
A former Provident Hospital supervisor has been charged with stealing money from patient payments in a long-running scheme.
Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner says he’s troubled by what he’s read about the situation in Indiana.
Bria Abrams, 21, has been charged with felony theft, for allegedly stealing from five elderly people living at Alden Poplar Creek, at 1545 N. Barrington Rd., while she worked there.
With less than a week until the runoff election, Mayor Rahm Emanuel picked up more endorsements from black leaders on Wednesday, including from a state lawmaker who a year ago accused the mayor of failing the city on violent crime.
Through the end of March, murders and shootings were up in Chicago, compared to the same time last year, but police said overall crime is down in the city.
Robert Blagojevich said he has written to his brother in prison, and even tried to visit the former governor as he serves his 14-year sentence in Colorado, but Rod Blagojevich has refused to see his older brother, or respond to written letters. Though the two remain estranged, Robert said he hopes to reconnect with his brother.
A manhunt was underway in Kankakee County on Wednesday, after a convicted killer escaped from the county jail.
The street sweeping season on Chicago neighborhood streets runs from April 1 through November in all 50 wards of Chicago and drivers must have their cars out of the way or face a fine.
There was some spirited verbal sparring between Mayor Rahm Emanuel and challenger Commissioner Chuy Garcia in the third and final televised debate ahead of next week’s runoff election, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
The controversy over Indiana’s so-called religious freedom law was not the only problem the Hoosier state faced Tuesday. It also fended off an apparent attack on its official website.
“One of the priorities of this new working group will be to address the challenges that discourage our victims from reporting sexual assault,” said Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez.
A photograph showing mayoral candidate Jesus “Chuy” Garcia with two purported gang leaders, according to his campaign, is nothing more than a smear attempt by his opponents.
There will be no “dibs” for seats in the pews at a Catholic church in Tinley Park on Easter Sunday, when Archbishop Blase Cupich will be celebrating Mass.
Acknowledging his state has “come under the harsh glare of criticism” over a controversial new “religious freedom” law, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence said he wants state lawmakers to pass new legislation that makes clear businesses cannot discriminate against gay and lesbian couples.
In the wake of Indiana’s controversial new “religious freedom” law, Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. said Indiana Gov. Mike Pence should resign for the good of the state.
A 15-year-old girl and three of her classmates recorded consensual sex acts one week ago, and posted the video on Twitter. The girl’s mother found out about the video, and reported the Twitter post to police, who seized the original recording.
School officials said the attacker is not believed to be a student at the Evanston campus, where a young woman was raped inside a dorm room between 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. Monday.
The mayor of Aurora is calling for the resignation of an alderman – now that the mayor has discovered that alderman was arrested for shoplifting in 2013.