Ladies and gentleman, allow me to introduce you to the Internet. Don't tell anyone, but it lives in my mom's basement. If you're cool, I'll let you see it, but you have to agree to go to Wendy's with me. (Photo by Michael Bocchieri/Getty Images)

The Internet May Change Drastically, Especially For Chicagoans

The FCC just passed new regulations that could drastically change America’s Internet speeds and pricing — especially for Chicago.


Casino Gambling

Kane County Official Warns Casino Tax Revenues Are Unsustainable

The head of the Kane County Board is warning that the county has to wean itself from what she calls an unreliable source of revenue.

CBS Chicago–10/06/2011

Barack Obama

Illinois GOP Chairman: This Is No Time For Obama To Hold Fundraiser

The chairman of the Illinois Republican Party does not approve of President Barack Obama’s Chicago fundraiser that is coming Wednesday evening.

CBS Chicago–08/03/2011

Gery Chico and Gov. Pat Quinn (Credit: Craig Dellimore/Newsradio 780)

Quinn Taps Chico To Head State Board Of Ed

Gov. Pat Quinn has tapped former mayoral candidate Gery Chico to head up the Illinois State Board of Education.

CBS Chicago–06/07/2011

Casino Gambling

Crime Commission Wants Gaming Board Chairman Re-Appointed

The Chicago Crime Commission is urging Gov. Pat Quinn to re-appoint the retired judge who heads the Illinois Gaming Board.

CBS Chicago–04/26/2011

File Photo Of Jim Tyree And Kenny Williams (Photo by Barry Brecheisen/Getty Images for Niche Media)

Sun-Times Jim Tyree Diagnosed With Cancer

James “Jim” Tyree, Sun-Times Media chairman/owner and Mesirow Financial chairman/CEO, who survived a kidney and pancreas transplant, has just been diagnosed with cancer.