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.
Rahm To Trump: Help Fight Crime With Summer Jobs, After-School ProgramsOn Twitter earlier this week, Trump noted Chicago ended 2016 with at least 762 murders, and said “If Mayor can’t do it he must ask for Federal help!”
Chicago Children's Museum Hosts Martin Luther King Program On MondayEach year, Navy Pier's Chicago Children’s Museum puts on a program called “What Does It Mean, Dr. King."
Couple To First Marry In Cook County In 2017 Receives SurpriseA Chicago couple from the West Side is the first couple to say “I do” in the city in 2017.
Trump Presidency Raises Concerns About Constitutional LimitsWith the inauguration fast approaching, the American Civil Liberties Union has expressed concerns president-elect Donald Trump might infringe upon constitutional freedoms after taking office.

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