State's Attorney Foxx Pledges Greater Transparency As She Takes OfficeCook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx has sworn to promote openness and equal justice more than her predecessor, Anita Alvarez.
Expert: Manufacturing May Return To U.S., But With Fewer JobsA DePaul expert says rising labor costs overseas might also help persuade some companies to bring manufacturing back to the U.S., especially with modern, high-tech plants.
Rauner Vetoes $215 Million In Pension Aid For Chicago Public SchoolsThe parties agreed to that funding in June on the condition that lawmakers would work on a separate plan to overhaul a statewide pension system that's more than $100 billion in debt.
4,000 Properties Available For $1 With Expansion Of Large Lots ProgramMajor Emanuel announced Tuesday a major expansion of the city's Large Lots land sale program, that will expand into more than 30 communities across Chicago.
City Council Approves New Transit TIF For Red & Purple Line ProjectsChicago aldermen have approved the creation of a new TIF district to help secure $1.1 billion in federal funding for projects to modernize the Red and Purple Lines on the North Side.
Davis Urges Investment In Poor Areas After Grandson's DeathU.S. Rep. Danny Davis of Chicago is pushing for an anti-poverty plan that he says would reduce gun violence in poor communities like the one where his 15-year-old grandson was fatally shot last week.
State Budget Deadlock Continues To Harm Social Service OrganizationsWBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore talks with members of the not-for-profit sector.
City Council Unanimously Approves $8.2 Billion 2017 BudgetThere were not only no votes against the mayor’s spending plan, but no debate on the City Council floor.
Alderman Seeks To Ban Sex Offenders From Children's Sections At LibrariesA City Council panel has backed a proposed ordinance aimed at keeping convicted sex offenders away from children using public libraries.
Blackhawks Warrior Player Among Many In Attendance At Veteran's Day CeremonySoldier Field held Friday its annual Veteran's Day ceremony, honoring the veterans in Chicago who have served.
Cook County Board Approves Proposed Sugary Beverages TaxA penny-an-ounce tax on sugary and artificially sweetened drinks has been adopted by the Cook County Board of Commissioners in Chicago.
Cook County Board To Vote On Sugary Beverage TaxCounty Board President Toni Preckwinkle said the sugary beverage tax would help close a $174 million budget gap and avoid layoffs.