Kurt Summers Won't Run For Governor, Backs J.B. PritzkerChicago City Treasurer Kurt Summers has decided not to run for governor, and is throwing his support behind fellow Democrat J.B. Pritzker.
Study Shows 'Troubling Trend' In African American, Latino SuburbsAlden Loury, director of research with the Metropolitan Planning Council, says some communities are losing both people and jobs.
Activists Gather In Springfield To Protect Abortion RightsDozens of women descended on Springfield on Tuesday to protest Gov. Rauner's flip-flopped position on abortion.
Jewel-Osco To Open New Grocery Store In WoodlawnJewel-Osco has announced plans for a bright new grocery store and drive-through pharmacy in the Woodlawn neighborhood.
High Schooler Stands Out On Stage With Obama, College Students, GradsOn a panel that mostly consisted of college students and graduates, Kenwood Academy senior Ayanna Watkins was the only high school student.
Obama Talks About Plans For His "Next Job" - Preparing New LeadershipThe forum was former President Barack Obama’s first public event and first public visit to Chicago since leaving the office in January.
Rauner Defends Stance On Expanded Abortion Funding; 'We Need To Focus'Gov. Bruce Rauner defended his threat to veto legislation that would allow Medicaid and state health insurance coverage of abortions.
Illinois Teams Up With Tech Firms To Offer IT Training CoursesThe state of Illinois is teaming up with the private sector to offer people across the state – from every income level – free training in the information technology field.
Chicago Board of Election Commissioners Ensures ADA Accessibility For Polling Sites By 2018The United States Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday a settlement with the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners to ensure accessibility of polling sites to persons with disabilities.
Inspector General Says Aldermen's Menu Program Shortchanges CityIG Joseph Ferguson said the Chicago Department of Transportation should have an overall plan to address the city’s infrastructure needs
Judge To Rule April 28 On CPS Discrimination Lawsuit Against StateThe Chicago Board of Education and a group of CPS parents sued the state, seeking to declare its funding systems discriminatory and illegal.
ID Program For Undocumented Immigrants And Others Passes Chicago City CouncilThe program will make it easier for undocumented immigrants, the homeless, ex-inmates and others to get the IDs and some city services.