Rauner Will Not Attend Trump Inauguration, His Main Focus Is BudgetGovernor Bruce Rauner said he does not expect President-elect Donald Trump to feel snubbed that he is skipping the fellow Republican’s Inauguration on Friday in Washington, D.C.
Paul Vallas Part Of Gov. Rauner Panel To Overhaul Chicago State UniversityGov. Bruce Rauner has introduced the team he hopes will completely overhaul the troubled Chicago State University.
CPD Receives Mental Illness Training To Better Respond To CallsChicago’s first responders demonstrated Monday new cross-training programs to help recognize those dealing with mental illness.
Chicago Aldermen Call On DOJ Officials To Investigate Law DepartmentSome Chicago Aldermen are calling on the Federal Justice Department to investigate the city’s Law Department for alleged abuses.
Durbin Questions Trump Administration's Commitment To CPD ReformsU.S. Sen. Dick Durbin said he’s not sure if President-elect Donald Trump will help provide needed funding for any of the changes needed at the Chicago Police Department.
Johnnie Lee Savory Sues Peoria For Coerced ConfessionAn Illinois man who maintains police coerced him into making a false confession to a double murder is suing the city of Peoria and its police department.
DuPage Looking To Merge Election Commission With County ClerkDuPage County officials said they are fine-tuning a plan to merge their election commission with the county clerk’s office.
Former Republican Colleague Recalls Obama's Early YearsRTA Chairman Kirk Dillard says Chicago’s an appropriate place for Barack Obama’s last major speech.
Naperville Has No Plans To Annex Parts Of Neighboring SuburbsMayors of four West suburban municipalities are fighting mysterious petitions to consolidate the communities.
State Could Require Lead Testing At All Illinois Schools, DaycaresEnvironmental activists and others said they have reached a compromise on a statewide requirement to test for lead in drinking water at schools and daycare centers.
Rauner Optimistic About Word Of Possible Budget DealGov. Bruce Rauner said Friday he was “heartened” by reports that state Senate leaders have made progress toward a deal to end the state budget stalemate.
Honey Butter Fried Chicken Joins 'Sanctuary Restaurant' MovementA popular Avondale eatery has won the praise of a leading immigration rights advocacy group, after joining the “sanctuary restaurant” movement.

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