Ives Attacks Rauner Over New Legionnaires' Disease CasesJeanne Ives is lashing out at Gov. Bruce Rauner over new cases of Legionnaires' Disease at the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy.
Alderman Quinn Ducks Questions About Scandal Involving His Brother And Speaker MadiganAlderman Quinn hadn’t been seen in public much since his brother was fired for sexually harassing a campaign worker working for Speaker Mike Madigan's political committees.
Female Ford Workers Describe Decades Of Harassment At Chicago PlantsAldermen held another hearing Tuesday morning on reports of sexual harassment at two Ford Motor Company plants in Chicago, and how those complaints were handled.
Coalition Launches Clean Energy InitiativeThe Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition launched a new statewide conversation on clean energy.
National School Walkout Planned After Florida ShootingStudents have called for a 17-minute walkout in March to "protest Congress' inaction to do more than tweet thoughts and prayers."
At Issue: Cook County Assessor CandidatesThe Democratic primary is a head-to-head contest between incumbent Assessor Joseph Berrios and newcomer Fritz Kaegi.
Berrios Vows To Make Recommended ChangesAssessor Joseph Berrios vows to make any changes recommended by an independent team that's found fault with the county's assessment system.
Rauner's Budget Sets Sights On State's Pension CostsGov. Bruce Rauner calls for gradually shifting the burden of paying for teacher pensions from the state to local school districts.
Ald. Michele Smith Praises Cmdr. Bauer's Work, Ideas About Youth CrimeOne North Side alderman is mourning 18th District Commander Paul Bauer and praising his work and his ideas about youth crime.
Woman Accuses Speaker Madigan's Office Of Covering Up Her Sexual Harassment ClaimsA 28-year-old political consultant who accused a longtime aide to House Speaker Mike Madigan of sexual harassment accused the speaker's office of a cover-up, and said the staffer, Kevin Quinn, never would have been fired if she hadn’t decided to go public with her story.
Marquette Four Sue City, Police For Damages After Wrongful ConvictionThe men who are suing Chicago, the police and prosecutors for wrongful convictions said the police who coerced confessions from them did the same thing to others.
Barack And Michelle Obama's Official Paintings Unveiled At National Portrait GalleryNot only are the Obamas the first African-American president and first lady, but the artists who painted their portraits – Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald – are the first black painters to be commissioned by the gallery to create official presidential portraits.